ESO-13 Sociological Thought

Solved Assignment 2020-2021


Indira Gandhi National Open University
Elective Course in Sociology
Sociological Thought: ESO-13
Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA)
Maximum Marks: 100 Programme Code: BDP
Weightage: 30% Course Code: ESO-13
Assignment Code: ESO-13/AST/TMA/2020-2021

Title Name

ESO-13 Sociology Solved Assignment 2020-21

University IGNOU
Service Type Solved Assignment (Soft copy/PDF)
Course BA(Sociology)
Language ENGLISH
Semester 2020-2021 Course: BA(Sociology)
Session 2020-21
Short Name ESO-13 (ENGLISH)
Assignment Code ESO-13/AST/TMA/2020-21
Product Assignment of BA(Sociology) 2020-2021 (IGNOU)
Submission Date July 2020 Batch- 31st March, 2021
January 2021 Batch- 30th September, 2021



Answer all the questions
Section – I
Answer the following in about 500 words each. Marks
1. Analyse Karl Marx’s notion of alienation. 20
2. Discuss central ideas of George Simmel. 20
Section – II
Answer the following questions in about 250 words each.
3. Discuss the concept of Power and Authority as elaborated by Max Weber. 12
4. Discuss Pareto’s theory of Circulation of Elites. 12
5. Discuss the concept of social solidarity. 12
6. Discuss Parsons’ pattern variables. 12
Section – III
Answer the following questions in about 100 words each.
7. Differentiate between function and dysfunction. 06
8. Write a note on the concept of Ideal Types.


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