MPSE-007 Solved Assignment 2018-19
SOCIAL MOVEMENTS AND POLITICS IN INDIA (MPSE-007)
TUTOR MARKED ASSIGNMENT
Course Code: MPSE-007
Assignment Code: ASST/TMA/2018-19
Answer any five questions in about 500 words each. Attempt at least two questions from
each section. Each question carries 20 marks.
1. Discuss the features of new social movements.
2. Critically evaluate the Gandhian approach to social movements.
3. Write an essay on the idea of social transformation after independence.
4. Asses the impact of globalisation on farmers in India.
5. How do you relate state, market and social movements to each other?
Write a short note on the following in about 250 words each.
6. a) Meaning of “Dalits”
b) Politics of reservation
7. a) Primordial and instrumentalist approaches to study ethnic movements
8. a) Difference within the agrarian classes
b) Genesis of farmers’ movements
9. a) Fisher folks’ organisation
b) Appiko movements
10. a) Limitations of formal democracy
b) Relationship between social movements and democracy