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Sociology Optional – Works and Economic Life (Day-26)

a. Social organization of work indifferent types of society- slave society, feudal society,industrial /capitalist society.Source – IGNOU MSO-001, CHAPTER 13,14,15 IGNOU MSO-004, CHAPTER 10b. Formal and informal organization of workSource – IGNOU MSO-004, CHAPTER 19,20,21c. Labour and societySource – IGNOU ESO-16, CHAPTER 9,10,11,12 Q1. Distinguish between social organization of work in feudal society and in …

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Sociology Optional, Stratification and Mobility (Day-25)

Syllabus of day 25Stratification and Mobility:c. Social mobility- open and closed systems, types of mobility, sources, and causes of mobility.Source – IGNOU ESO-14 Q1. Write short note on intergenerational and intragenerational mobility. (150 words, 10 marks.) Introduction – This is a very factual simple and straightforward question so write the definition of both types of …

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Sociology Optional, Stratification and Mobility (Day-24)

Syllabus of Day – 24Stratification and Mobility:a. Theories of social stratification – Structural functionalist theory, Marxist theory, Weberian theory part 2b. Dimensions – Social stratification of class, status, groups, gender, ethnicity and race.Source – IGNOU ESO-14 Q1. Explain Melvin Tumin’s critique related to the theory of social stratification.(150 words, 10marks) Here critique means detailed analysis …

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Sociology Optional, Stratification and Mobility (Day-23)

Syllabus of Day – 23Stratification and Mobility:a. Concepts- equality,inequality, hierarchy,exclusion, poverty and deprivationb. Theories of social stratification Structural functionalist theory,Marxist theory,Weberian theory.(Part 1)Source – IGNOU ESO-14 Q1. Differentiate between Marxian and Weberian theories of social stratification. (150 words, 10 marks) Introduction – Write in brief about Marxian and Weberian theory in the introduction.Body – Write …

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Sociology Optional, Sociological Thinkers – Mead (Day-22)

Syllabus of Day – 22 Sociological Thinkers (Mead)Subtopic – Self, and identitySource – Essential sociology by Nitin Sagwan Q1. Write short note on Mead’s notion of self. (10 marks, 150 words) Introduction – Write in brief about this theory.Body – Elaborate more on Mead’s motion of self theory. Explain in brief how I and Me …

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Sociology Optional, Sociological Thinkers- Robert K. Merton (Day-19)

Syllabus of Day-19Sociological Thinkers (Robert K. Merton)a. Latent and manifest functionsb. conformity and deviance c. reference groupsSource – IGNOU ESO-13 CHAPTER 29,30,31 Q1. Write short note on Robert Mertons’ views on manifest and latent functions.(150 words,10 marks) How to attempt this question? Introduction – Write what is latent and manifest functions in brief. Body – …

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Sociology Optional – Sociological Thinkers, Talcott Parson (Day-18)

Syllabus of Day – 18Sociological Thinkers (Talcolt Parsonsa)Source-a. Social system IGNOU ESO-13 CHAPTER 27b. pattern variables. IGNOU ESO-13 CHAPTER 28 Q1. Elaborate on Talcott Parson’s conception of pattern variables. (250 words,20 marks) How to attempt this question?Introduction – Write in brief about Talcott Parson’s pattern variable theory.Body – Elaborate more on the theory. Write pairs …

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Sociology Optional – Sociological Thinkers, Max Weber (Day-17)

Sociological Thinkers3.Max Weberd. bureaucracy (IGNOU MPS-003 CHAPTER 9)e. protestant ethic and the spirit of capitalism (IGNOU ESO-13 CHAPTER 19) Q1. What s authority as explained by Max Weber. Examine its different types. (250 words, 20 marks) How to attempt this question-Introduction – Write what is authority explained by Max Weber.Body – Elaborate more on authority. …

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Sociology Optional – Sociological Thinkers, Max Weber (Day-16)

Q1. Write short note on-concept of Ideal types and it’s limitations. (150 words, 10 marks) How to attempt this question-Introduction – Write in brief what is Max Weber’s ideal type theory.Body – Explain the theory of Ideal types, how they are constructed, write some examples where ideal types can be used, and write limitations.Conclusion – …

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