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Analyze the trends of change and continuity in marriage and family system in India. How far is globalization responsible for these changes?

Topic: Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.

1. Analyze the trends of change and continuity in marriage and family system in India. How far is globalization responsible for these changes? (250 words)

Reference:  researchgate.net

Why the question:

The question is from the static portions of GS paper I , part geography.

Key Demand of the question:

The question aims to analyse the impacts of globalisation and the trends of change and continuity in marriage and family system in India.

Directive:

AnalyzeWhen asked to analyse, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Introduce by giving the significance of marriage and family system in Indian society.

Body:

The answer body must have the following aspects covered:

Explain that Family is a primary social group that came into existence to satisfy the need for protection, sexual urge and economic desires. Family system can be seen as an economic provision to satisfy needs, emotional basis, as an influential group and as an instrument of social regulation.

Marriage is an institution in India. Various types of marriages are followed in our country monogamy being followed at large. As the society has advanced marriage has gone through various changes, while some things remain constant. Even values attached to it have changed tremendously.

Elaborate on what has changed and what has remained constant under subheadings of marriage and family system.

Conclusion:

Conclude that with every step of movement towards economic, political and cultural modernization, taken by the state in India must be responded by the people with an enhanced sense of self-consciousness and awareness of identity.