MSOE-004 Urban Sociology in English Solved Assignment 2019-2020

MSOE-004 Solved Assignment 2019-2020


Indira Gandhi National Open University
Master’s in Sociology
MSOE-004: Urban Sociology
Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA)
Programme Code: MSO
Course Code: MSOE-004
Assignment Code: MSOE-004/AST/TMA/2019-20

Title Name

MSOE-004 Sociology Solved Assignment 2019-20

University IGNOU
Service Type Solved Assignment (Soft copy/PDF)
Course MA(Sociology) MSO
Language ENGLISH
Semester 2019-2020 Course: MA(Sociology) MSO
Session 2019-20
Short Name MSOE-004 (ENGLISH)
Assignment Code MSOE-004/AST/TMA/2019-20
Product Assignment of MA(Sociology) 2019-2020 (IGNOU)
Submission Date July 2019 Session Students- 31st March 2020 

January 2020 Session Students- 30th September 2020



Answer any five questions selecting at least two from each Section. Your answer should
be in about 500 words each.
1. Define the concept of urban and discuss some of its categories of towns
according to the Indian census. 20
2. What is the concept of metropolis? Describe the major features of a metropolis in
India. 20
3. Describe and discuss E.W Burgess’ ‘concentric zone theory’ with suitable illustrations. 20
4. How many types of cities are their? Discuss with examples from India. 20
5. Describe the origin and development of sociological studies in the area of urban
in different universities in India. 20
6. The focus of sociologists on the question of urban society increased as and when
the urbanisation rate grew as per the census. Discuss. 20 20
7. Highlight the changes in the pattern of marriage in urban India with suitable examples. 20
8. Is the Indian economy dependent on the rural production or urban production? Discuss. 20
9. Define poverty and discuss the linkage between rural and urban poverty. 20
10. How does the environmental pollution affect the people in the cities? Discus its
sociological aspects. 20


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