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 …

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 7

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 7 ARCHIVES Topic- Sociological Thinkers:Karl Marx (1) Analyse the salient features of “Historical Materialism”. (200 words) (2) Forces of production changes in Evolutionary manner and Relations of production changes in Revolutionary manners. Explain with Karl Marx’s view and use present day examples. (300 words) (3) Examine Karl Marx’s views …

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 6

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 6 Archives Answer in 200 words: How is emergence of sociology linked with modernization of Europe? Discuss how the sociologists have tried to solve the problem of differentiating the nature and scope of their discipline from the subject matter of other social sciences Had the French Revolution …

SOCIOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 5

SOCIOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 5 Archives Topic-3 Research Methods and Analysis (1) What is the importance of Sampling in sociological studies? Distinguish between simple random sampling & stratified random sampling.(300 words) (2) Importance and source of Hypothesis in social research.(200 words) (3) Reliability and Validity.(200 words) Next Topic: Sociological Thinkers: Karl marx

SOCIOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 4

SOCIOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 4 Archives Topic-Research Methods and Analysis. (1) Differentiate between the Qualitative & Quantitative methods in Research.Analyse the limitations of Quantitative methods in social research.(300 words) (2) Comparative Method.(150 words) (3) Content Analysis.(150 words) (4) What is Subjective method in social research? Examine Focus Group Discussion(FGD) as a technique for data collection with …

SOCIOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 3

SOCIOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 3 Archives Topic-2  Sociology as Science. Answer all in 200 words each. 1) Nomothetic and Ideographic methods. 2) Comment on the reasons why Neo-idealists and Symbolic Interactionists are critical of        “Positivism” in sociology. 3) Fact Value and Objectivity. 4) Problems of “Objectivity” in sociological research and Role …