11 October 2014
1) Discuss suicide as a social fact. While explaining the typology of suicide according to Durkheim, bring out the destabilising role of anomic in modern societies. (300 Words)
2) Are caste and class merely different forms of qualitatively different types of social stratification? Elucidate your point of view. (300 Words)
3) Write short notes on ALL of the following (each answer should not exceed 200 words):
(a) Bureaucracy and planned development.
(b) Jajmani system as a form of exchange.
(c) “Vote Banks” and the democratic process.
(d) Secularization and social solidarity