SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 28

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 28 ARCHIVES Topic: Politics and Society (1) What are the functions of Political Parties.(200 words) (2) What do you understand by Nation? Is the Nation same as the State? Discuss.(250 words) (3) Write a note on “Citizenship”.(150 words) (4) Critically examine the role of civil society in …

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 27

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 27 ARCHIVES Topic:Politics and Society. (1) “Power is not a zero-sum game”. Discuss with reference to Weber’s and Parson’s views.(250 words). (2) Write a note on ” Power Elite”.(150 words). (3) Bureacracy in new capitalist economy. (150 words). (4) Examine the role of “Pressure Groups” in parliamentary …

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 26

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 26 ARCHIVES Topic:Works and Economic Life (1) Human relation school of thought by Elton Mayo as a social organisation of work process in Industry.(200 words) (2) How do formal and informal organisation work influence labour’s mobility? Explain with examples.(200 words) (3) There hasbeen the substantial decline in …

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 25

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 25 ARCHIVES Topic:Paper-I,Works and Economic Life. (1) What are the distinctive features of social organisation of work in slave society? How is it different from feudal society?(200 words) (2) What is formal organisation? ” The growth of bureacracy has resulted in extreme concentration of power at larger levels of …

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 24

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 24 ARCHIVES Topic:- Paper-II, Caste system and Social Classes in India. (1) “Casteism is the modern edition of the caste system “.Do you agree with this statement? Discuss with arguments.(250 words) (2) Critically assess the forms in which untouchability continues to be practised.(200 words) (3) Changes that the agrarian …

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 23

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 23 ARCHIVES Topic(Paper-II):Caste system and Social Classes in India (1)  Discuss the attributes of “Caste” according to G.S.Ghurye.(250 words) (2) “Perspectives on the study of caste by M.N.Srinivas and Andre Beteille”.write a note with sociological perspectives.(250 words) (3) Critically examine Louis Dumont’s concepts, “Purity and Pollution”,” Homohierarchicus” & “Hierarchy” …

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 22

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 22 ARCHIVES Topic:Paper-II(Indian Society:Structure and Change):-Perspectives on the study of Indian Society. (1) Ideological perspective of G.S.Ghurye.(200 words) (2) Write a short note on “M.N.Srinivas’s concepts, Westernization and Sanskritization”.(200 words) (3) How has the Marxist perspective been applied to explain social background of Indian Nationalism.(250 words) Next Topic(Paper-II):Caste system …

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 21

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 21 ARCHIVES Explain the significance of empirical approach to the study of Indian society. How does the use of historical approach enrich empirical orientation? (95/60) “Tradition and modernity co-exist in contemporary Indian society’. Discuss the factors responsible for this continuity and change. (96/60)  Write short note: Impact of Islam …

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 20

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 20 ARCHIVES Topic:Stratification and Mobility:Dimensions and Social Mobility (1) It has been accepted in sociology that,Race relations situations involve a particular type of intergroup conflict and result in racially categorized groups.Examine it in the context of overseas Indians.(250 words) (2) Write a note on Social Mobility in …

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 19

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 19 ARCHIVES Topic: Stratification and Mobility:Theories of social stratification and Dimensions. (1) How do karl Marx and Max Weber differ in terms of their analysis of Social Stratification? (250 words) (2) It is said that, Gender as a source of inequality is largely pronounced in almost all …

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 18

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 18 ARCHIVES Topic : Stratification and Mobility : Concepts,theories of social stratification. (1) “Stratification is called as hierarchy of social groups , In our society hierarchial relations are influenced by social mobility”.Explain how ? (250 words) (2) what are the reasons for calling Kingsley Davis and Wilbert …

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 17

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 17 ARCHIVES   Topic : Stratification and Mobility : Concepts (1) “Natural inequality becomes the basis of providing opportunities and resources , providing privileges and discriminations that form the ground work of Social inequality”, explain this sentence from the Sociological view of Inequality.(250 words) (2) Give the …

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 16

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 16 ARCHIVES Topic : Sociological Thinkers: Robert.K.Merton and G.H.Mead (1) How could one use Merton’s concept of “Deviance” to understand the Traffic problem in urban India? (250 words) (2) Using Merton’s concepts of “Manifest and Latent” functions , explain the persistence of corruption in Indian Society.(200 words) …

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 15

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 15 ARCHIVES Topic : Sociological Thinkers: Robert.K.Merton (1) Robert Merton’s views on Latent and Manifest functions.(200 words) (2) What is Merton’s view of relationship between “Social Structure” and “Deviance” ? In what sense is a deviant also conformist ? (250 words) (3) How can we use “Reference …

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 13

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 13 ARCHIVES Topic:- Sociological Thinkers: Talcott Parsons (1) Talcott Parsons idea of “Mooving Equilibrium”. (200 words) (2) Give conceptual meaning of “Social System”.What is cognitive consonance between “Pattern Variables” and “Paradigm”? (250 words). (3) Examine the Relevance of Parsonian Social system in the present society. (250 words) (4) Relevant …

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 12

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 12 ARCHIVES Topic-Sociological Thinkers:Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim and Max Weber. (1) According to Marx , Capitalism transforms even the personal relationships between men and women . Critically examine with illustrations from the contemporay Indian Context. (250 words) (2) Subject matter of Sociology , according to Emile Durkheim.(250 words) …

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 11

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 11 ARCHIVES . Write short notes on the following (each answer should not exceed 200 words):- Sociology is a science of society. The problem of objectivity in Sociology. Bearing of research on theory. Value neutrality in social science Methods of science and sociology

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 10

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 10 ARCHIVES Topic-Sociological Thinkers: Max Weber (1) What according to Weber are the important elements and types of “Social Action” , explain. (250 words) (2) Define “Ideal Type” and explain Weber’s concept of “Verstehen” for understanding social phenomena. (250 words) (3) Examine the Salient features of Weberian Bureacracy.(200 words) …

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 9

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 9 ARCHIVES Topic-Sociological Thinkers: Karl Marx and Emile Durkheim (1) Compare Karl Marx with Emile Durkheim with reference to the framework of “Division of    Labour”. (250 words) (2) Identify similarities and differences between Marx’s theory of ‘Alienation’ and Durkheim’s theory of ‘anomie’. (250 words) (3) For Marx, Class …

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 8

  SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 8 ARCHIVES Topic – Sociological Thinkers : Emile Durkheim (1) what according to Emile Durkheim is the nature of Relationship between the individual and Society? Explain this with the help of his analysis of Division of labour in society. (300 words) (2) “Social Fact is to be treated as …