MANE-004 GENDER AND SOCIETY
Solved Assignment 2021-2022
GENDER AND SOCIETY (MANE-004)
TUTOR MARKED ASSIGNMENT
Course Code: MANE-004
Assignment Code: MANE-004/ASST/TMA/2021-2022
Total Marks: 100
MANE-004 Solved Assignment 2021-2022
|Service Type||Solved Assignment (Soft copy/PDF)|
|Course||Master’s in Anthropology (MAAN)|
|Semester||2021-2022 Course: Master’s in Anthropology (MAAN)|
|Session||July 2021 and January 2022 sessions|
|Short Name||MANE-004 (ENGLISH)|
|Product||Assignment of MAAN (Master’s in Anthropology ) 2021-2022 (IGNOU)|
|Submission Date||For students admitted in July Batch: March 31
For students admitted in January Batch: September 30
Note: Attempt a total of five questions. All questions carry equal marks. The word limit for 20
marks question is 500 words and for 5 marks question it is 125 words. Attempt at least two
questions from each section.
1. What is gender? Evaluate the concepts of masculinity and femininity. 20
2. What are the main theories of gender? Discuss the feminist psychoanalytical thought of France.
3. What do you understand by socialisation? Discuss two agents of socialisation (Family and
Peers) which influence the social growth of a child.
4. Discuss family from the perspective of sexuality and heteronormativity. Give examples.
5. Write short notes on any four of the following: 4 X 5 = 20
a) Radical Feminism
b) Gender performativity
c) Queer Politics
d) Bodies after menopause
e) Unpaid labour
6. What do you understand by ethnicity? How is ethnicity connected to gender? Discuss. 20
7. What is sexuality? Discuss Indian sexuality from a Foucaultian perspective. 20
8. Discuss women’s movements in post colonial period in India with specific reference to the
Telangana and Chipko movements. 20
9. How does globalisation affect gender behaviour? Examine. 20
10. Describe and differentiate between any two of the following: 10+10
a. Sex and Gender
b. First wave and Second wave Feminism
c. Matriarchy versus Patriarchy
d. Women in pre-independent and independent India.
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