MSO-002 Research Methodologies and Methods In English Solved Assignment 2021-2022

MSO-002 Research Methodologies and Methods

Solved Assignment 2021-2022


Indira Gandhi National Open University
Core Course in M.A. Sociology
MSO-002: Research Methodologies and Methods
Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA)
Programme Code : MSO
Course Code : MSO-002
Assignment Code: MSO-002/AST/TMA/2021-22

Title Name

MSO-002 Sociology Solved Assignment 2021-2022

University IGNOU
Service Type Solved Assignment (Soft copy/PDF)
Course MA(Sociology) MSO
Language ENGLISH
Semester 2021-2022 Course: MA(Sociology) MSO
Session July 2021 and January 2022 sessions
Short Name MSO-002
Assignment Code MSO-002/AST/TMA/2021-22
Product Assignment of MA(Sociology) 2021-2022 (IGNOU)
Submission Date For students admitted in July Batch- 31st March

For students admitted in January Batch- 30th September



Section –A
Answer any two of the following questions
1. What is empiricism? Discuss with reference to the contribution of David Hume. 25
2. What is ethnography? In what way does it differ from survey research? 25
3. Critically examine the nature and scope of comparative method in social science
4. Discuss the participatory approach to social research. 25
5. Explain the historical method of research in social sciences. 25
Write a research report on any one of the following topics in about 3000 words.
1. Role of the State in a pandemic situation. 50
2. Role of youth in contemporary Indian society. 50
3. Significance of online education in India. 50
You can write this report based either on review of literature, or data collected from the primary
For review of literature you are to select either two books or four research articles published recently
on the selected topic of your choice. Write a review article focusing on the location of the study,
methodology followed and the main findings of these studies.
For the primary source you are to collect two case studies and write a report on the selected topic in a
comparative framework. While writing the report spell out clearly the objectives and the problems of
the study and
 problematise the issue within the existing/available literature,
 elaborate your observations, finding and conclusion coherently, and
 make proper referencing at the end.


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