SOCIOLOGY– Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1  Distinguish between Sex and Gender. Discuss the gender issues with suitable examples (300 words/IAS 2002) Question 2 Describe the socio-economic factors responsible for communal tensions in India. What suggestions will you give to control them?(300 words/IAS 2003)

SOCIOLOGY– Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1  Bring out a comparative analysis of Marxian and Parsonian views of social change and examine the relevance of each view for social development in the contemporary India.(600 words/ IAS 2004/ 60 marks) Question 2 Mention the Impact of Muslims on Indian Society.(200 words/ IAS 2004)

SOCIOLOGY– Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1 Write about Social mobility in open and closed systems. [IAS 2008][200 words] Question 2 In the context of the caste system, critically examine Louis Dumont’s concept of purity and pollution.[IAS 2009][300 words]

SOCIOLOGY– Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1 Discuss the emerging forms of marriage and family with examples from the West and the East.Can there be family without marriage? Examine  (300 words) Question 2 Comment on the sociological impact of globalization on people working in the Informal sector.  (200 words)

SOCIOLOGY– Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1 Examine the nature of Social Facts as understood by Emile Durkheim. (300 words)  Question 2 Describe the salient features of the poverty alleviation programmes. What modifications would you suggest to make them more effective? (200 words)

Sociology – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 21

QUESTIONS: 16/11/2013 Explain Karl Marx’s ‘theory of social change’. What are the reactions of functionalists to his views ? (300 Words) Write short note: Division of labour and the differentiation of social structure.(200 Words) Critically examine Weber’s theory of Protestant Ethic and Spirit of Capitalism.(300 Words) Critically analyze the concept of Anomie. Elaborate, with suitable …

Sociology – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 19

QUESTIONS: 13/11/2013 Write short note: Class struggle a conceived by Karl Marx.(200 Words)  “Not all facts about human behavior are necessarily social facts.” State the meaning. (300 Words) Elaborate Emile Durkheim’s analysis of the Elementary Forms of Religious Life and role of religion in society. How does the explain existence of religion in modern industrial societies ? …

Sociology – Daily Answer Writing Practice Day – 18

QUESTIONS: 12/11/2013  What is the focus of sociological analysis in the contributions of Emile Durkheim? Give your answer with the help of any one of his contributions. (300 Words)  Critically examine Max Weber’s theory of social action and its limitations. (300 Words)  Write short note : Functional problems of the social system (200 Words) ARCHIVES