BSOC-133 SOCIOLOGICAL THEORIES in English Solved Assignment 2020-21


Solved Assignment 2020


Course Code: BSOC-133
Assignment Code: ASST/BSOC 133/ 2020-21
Total Marks: 100

Title Name

BSOC-133 Sociology Hons (BASOH) Solved Assignment 2020-2021

University IGNOU
Service Type Solved Assignment (Soft copy/PDF)
Course BAG(Sociology Hons (BASOH))
Language ENGLISH
Semester 2020-2021 Course: BA(Sociology Hons (BASOH))
Session 2020-2021
Short Name BSOC-133 (ENGLISH)
Assignment Code ASST/BSOC 133/ 2020-21
Product Assignment of BAG(Sociology Hons (BASOH)) 2020-2021 (IGNOU)
Submission Date For students of July 2020 cycle: 30.04.2021
For students of January 2021 cycle: 31.10.2021



Assignment I
Answer the following Descriptive Category Questions in about 500 words each. Each question
carries 20 marks. 2 × 20 = 40
1. Compare and contrast Marx’s and Weber’s views on capitalism.
2. Discuss the main intellectual ideas that influenced Marx’s work.
Assignment II
Answer the following Middle Category Questions in about 250 words each. Each question
carries 10 marks. 3 × 10 = 30
3. In what way was Durkheim influenced by Comte’s idea of positivism? Explain.
4. Explain Weber’s theory of social action.
5. What is an ‘ideal type’ Outline the main characteristics of ideal types.
Assignment III
Answer the following Short Category Questions in about 100 words each. Each question
carries 6 marks. 5 × 6 = 30
6. What did Marx mean by ‘alienation of workers’?
7. Explain the concept of social fact.
8. Differentiate between mechanical solidarity and organic solidarity.
9. List down the main features of bureaucracy.
10. In what way did Durkheim distinguish between ‘sacred’ and ‘profane’.


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