ESO - 16

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June, 2016

SECTION I

Answer any two of the following questions in about 500 words each.

  1. Discuss the Marxist approach to the understanding of social problems in India.
  2. What are the visible patterns of social transformation in India ? Discuss.
  3. "Migration is an important symptom of social change in society." Discuss.
  4. Critically analyse the problem of child labour in India.

SECTION II

Answer any four of the following questions in about 250 words each.

  1. What is 'culture of poverty' ? Discuss.
  2. What are the factors that influence women's work participation ?
  3. Discuss the minority question in the Indian context.
  4. Discuss the political implications of terrorism in India.
  5. Examine the prevalence of child labour in India.
  6. Describe racial affinities of the Scheduled Tribes.
  7. What do you understand by the term ethnicity ? Discuss.
  8. Describe the status of forests in India today.

SECTION III

Answer any two of the following questions in about 100 words each.

  1. What is crude death rate ?
  2. What is urbanization ?
  3. What do you mean by social forestry ?
  4. What do you mean by juvenile delinquency ?

December, 2015

SECTION I

Answer any two of the following questions in about 500 words each.

1. Examine the problem of alienation among youth in India.
2. Discuss the social problems arising out of rapid urbanisation in India.
3. Explain the concept of social transformation. Discuss its various models.
4. Discuss the reasons for the rise of tribal unrest in India.

SECTION II

Answer any four of the following questions in about 250 words each.

5. Describe the main features of the National Forest Policy of post-independence India.
6. Highlight the various dimensions of the problem of ethnicity in India.
7. Discuss the working conditions of female labourers in India.
8. Examine the impact of the breakdown of joint family system in Indian society.
9. Discuss the problems of the aged in contemporary India.
10. Examine the barriers to the effective family planning programmes in India.
11. Highlight the salient features of the National Water Policy, 1987. What are its limitations ?

SECTION III

Answer both of the following questions in about 150 words each.

12. What is juvenile delinquency ?
13. What do you mean by Soft State' ?

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