Topic: Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.
1) Power dissemination in the society is usually enabled through social stratification and accumulation of power reinforces further social differentiation. Do you agree? Comment. (250 words)
Indian Society NCERT class 11 and 12
Why this question:
The question is based on the negative side of social stratification prevalent in the country even today and its relations with power distribution.
Key demand of the question:
One must discuss in detail the effect of power distribution on social stratification and in what way it ultimately leads to social differentiation.
Comment– here we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.
Structure of the answer:
Define what you understand by social stratification.
Explain that Social stratification is a particular form of social inequality. All societies arrange their members in terms of superiority, inferiority and equality. Stratification is a process of interaction or differentiation whereby some people come to rank higher than others.
Explain the factors of social stratification.
Give examples suggesting role of power distribution and its influence over social segregation.
Conclude with solutions to overcome the challenge.