The Phenomenon of Globalization: A Study with Reference to Marginalization and Social Disorder
6 Pages Posted: 19 Aug 2010
Date Written: August 18, 2010
It is assumed that the sociological consequences of the globalization process are identical for all societies. Their intensity, however, varies from country to country. The study generally aims: to draw the attention of social scientists to the emerging social disorder in all societies; and to indicate the possible role of religion and social institutions in the maintenance of social order. The specific objectives of the study are: (1) to analyze the major dimensions of globalization and its certain consequences for social institutions, state, family and education (2) to study the nature of emerging social disorder and the response of socio-religious movements to it (3) to examine the challenges to the sociology of religion in a globalization age and, (4) to analyze the role of religion and social institutions, state, family, and education, in the maintenance of social order.
Keywords: Globalization, marginalization, modern society
JEL Classification: P3, P4
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