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Sociology-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 19


23 September 2014

Answer in 250 words:

1) Analyse the interrelationships among the joint family, the caste system and the village  community in the traditional Indian society and show how they were supported by the  peculiar economic organization and the value system.

2)  Describe the traditional modes of adaptation and mobility in tribe and caste in India  and bring out the significant changes in these process since independence.
3) Traditionally, marriage in the Father-right societies in India was not merely a union  between man and woman, but a permanent transfer of a woman from the family of her  parents into that of her husband. What customs and practices in marriage and family  can you adduce to substantiate this observation?