COURSE CODE: ARD 506
COURSE TITLE: Social Processes and Systems
NUMBER OF UNITS: 2 Units
COURSE DURATION: Two hours per week
Course Coordinator: Dr. E.O. Fakoya, B.Sc., M.Sc., PhD
Office Location: Agric. Econs & Farm Mgt. Department, COLAMRUD
General Sociology theory, analysis of social structure of rural agrarian system amd societies. Selected theories of social change and their potential for modernization of rural societies: social change and attitude change; measurement of change in rural societies. Economic aspects of social change group
dynamics; traditional institution and their transformation, leadership patterns. Involvement of local people in directed change. Problems of rural socites, their causes and solution. Special topics in rural sociology. Selected case studies.