BSOC 131 IGNOU Sociology Assignment Solved 2023

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Bachelors Of Arts Programme IGNOU

Assignment July 2022 & January 2023 Sessions Solved

Course Code: BSOC 131

Subject Name: Introduction to Sociology

Submission of the completed assignments:

Admission batchLast date of submissionPlace of submission
July 202230th April 2023study centre
January 202331st October 2023


We are providing a sample model of answers for IGNOU assignments.

Assignment Code: ASST /TMA /2022-23

Total Marks: 100


Assignment One

Answer the following Descriptive Category questions in about 500 words each. Each question carries 20 marks.

(One among the two)

1A. Discuss the similarities and dissimilarities between sociology and political science.

1B. What are the elements of culture? Discuss.

(One among the two)

2A. Does Psychology use sociological concepts and methods? Discuss. OR

2B. Explain the concept of role with suitable examples.


Assignment Two

Answer the following Middle Category questions in about 250 words each. Each question carries 10 marks.

(One among the two)

3A. Discuss Weber’s view on organization.

3B. Compare and contrast roles in simple and complex societies.

(One among the two)

4A. Discuss the perspectives on social institutions.

4B. Explain Sigmund Freud’s psychoanalytic theory of socialization.

(One among the two)

5A. Describe the premises of functionalism.

5B. Discuss Mead’s theory of the development of self.


Assignment Three

Answer the following Short Category questions in about 100 words each. Each question carries 6 marks.

6. What is informal social control?

7. What is ethnocentrism?

8. Differentiate between primary and secondary groups.

9. Differentiate between multiple roles and role sets.

10. What is cultural diffusion?

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