A change in occupational position or role without involving any change in its position in the social hierarchy is called.
None of these
In sociology primary roles of education are
The agents of socialisation are
all of these
Which of the following is not a feature of association?
A collectivity of people
Having certain objectives
Pursuing ideal norms
Which one of the following statements in not a key charge of postcolonial critiques against mainstream sociology?
standard accounts of the origins of sociology focus on the industrial and French revolutions giving no weight to the significance of colonialism in shaping modern societies
the sociological gaze is Eurocentric failing to incorporate the experience of formerly colonized societies
sociology has described Westrm societies as developed or modem in opposition to the notion of non-Westnrn societies as pre-modern traditional inferiors
the sociological imagination imagination has always encouraged and enabled the voices of people across the world to be heard in sociological theorizing
As in life, so in research honesty would seem to be fairly basic requirements is
What is urban recycling?
renovating inner-city buildings for occupation by the middle classes
a new domestic waste reduction strategy for inner-city areas
councils buying up cheap housing to turn into commercial developments
refurbishing old buildings and finding new uses for previously used land
The realist school of international relations defines war and security as.
Evaluating other cultures with the yardstick of your own values
Taking other nations as good as your own one but disowned
no other society is like yours and your society is superior to the others
None of these
Personality is formed in.
None of these
What sociological approach argues that religions can be fruitfully understood as organization in competition with one another for followers?
From a sociological viewpoint to say that deviance has functions means that.
deviant acts serve the individual's purpose
deviant acts are escape valves for anxiety
deviance may contribute to group cohesion
successful deviants become stronger people
Who has stated that in India, direction of change is represented in a linear evolutionary form from 'traditionalization' towards 'modernization'?
M. N. Srinivas
According to sociology cultures may be approach functionally and core values, culture traits this type of culture is called
Both A and B
None of the above
The most likely factor to overcome the low status of a father's occupation is.
belonging to organized crime
Human behaving follows
certain definite laws
a and b only
Which nation(s) has(have) witnessed a significant decline in voter turnout in recent elections?
the United States
all of the above
Which perspective assumes that actors other than states are also important and questions whether states are unitary actors?
The global spread of democracy is probably the most striking trend in geopolitics but in the established Western democracies what has now become a source of major concern?
the expanding number of small political parties
the decline in voter turnout
security problems with-e-voting
How do industrial sociologists characterize Fordism and Taylorism?
high risk systems
high trust systems
low trust systems
low risk systems
There are 20 questions to complete.