Define the concept of city and give some of the ways in which city is described.

City is a functional integration of its elements - residents, structures, means of transportation, installations and so on. Sociologists all over the world defines city in different ways. According to Mumford, an eminent sociologist, the concept of city escaped scholarly … Read more “Define the concept of city and give some of the ways in which city is described.”

  

Describe the migration patterns of Indian Diaspora in colonial India.

Indians traveled to other countries in ancient times for trade and to spread Buddhism, but were never formed as diaspora. The migration in ancient India was sporadic. After British started trade with India, migration of Indians happened in a large … Read more “Describe the migration patterns of Indian Diaspora in colonial India.”

  

What were the views of Ambedkar on caste system in India? Discuss critically.

Ambedkar analysed complex caste system and its essential features. He explained that Hindu social order doesn't recognize equality, liberty and fraternity. The second feature of Hindu social order is that the occupations of people are inherited. The third principle … Read more “What were the views of Ambedkar on caste system in India? Discuss critically.”

  

Compare the role of education in nation-building in India with that in other countries.

Nation-building is given top priority in the education curriculum of India. Knowledge of freedom struggle dominates the history books in Indian schools. Kumar pointed out that other subjects took back seat in this process. In India national identity is Read more “Compare the role of education in nation-building in India with that in other countries.”