Sociology Optional – Introducing Indian Society (Day-40)

Syllabus of Day-40
A. Introducing Indian Society:
(i) Perspectives on the study of Indian society:
a. Indology (GS. Ghurye).
b. Structural functionalism (M N Srinivas).
c. Marxist sociology ( A. R. Desai)

Q1. Write a note on G.S Ghurye’s Indological perspective of understanding Indian society.(150 words, 10 marks.)

Introduction – Write what is Indology.
Body – Write factors that contributed to the study of Indology in the Indian scenario. Advantages of Indology. Write drawbacks of Indology.
Conclusion – Write step forward conclusion.

Q2. What is structural functionalism? Write down main principles of structural functionalism. (150 words, 10 marks)

Introduction – Write what is structural functionalism. Structural functionalism, in sociology and other social sciences, a school of thought according to which each of the institutions, relationships, roles, and norms that together constitute a society serves a purpose, and each is indispensable for the continued existence of the others and of society as a whole.
Body – Explain the structural-functionalism perspective mainly e given by M.N.Srinivas. Write where he used structural functionalism. Write principles of it. Mention criticism in brief.
Conclusion – Write a balanced conclusion. Write a balanced conclusion.

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