MSOE-004 Urban Sociology Solved Assignment 2021-22 in English


Course Code : MSOE-004
Course Title : Urban Sociology
Language : English
Session : 2021-22 (July 2021 and January 2022)
Last Date of Submission : 31st March, 2022 (for July 2021 session)
30th September, 2022 (for January 2022 session)
Assignment Questions : Click Here


Course Code : MSOE-4
Course Title : Urban Sociology
Medium : English Medium
Program : MA (Sociology)
Max Marks : 100
Weightage : 30%
Session : July 2021 and January 2022 (2021-22)
Last Date of Submission : 31st March, 2022 (for July 2021 session)
30th September, 2022 (for January 2022 session)
Solution Type : Softcopy (PDF File)

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/2021-22

Maximum Marks: 100
Weightage: 30%

Answer any five question selecting at least two from each Section. Your answer should be in about 500 words each.

Section- I

1. Define the concept of ‘Urban’. How are the urban areas in India demarcated officially? Discuss. 20

2. What do you understand by the ecological approach to the understanding of urban? Discuss. 20

3. Describe the structure of the city as given by E. W. Burgess. 20

4. Discuss the changing nature of family in Indian cities with suitable examples. 20

5. Discuss the emergence of the political economy approach towards the under standing of urban. 20


Section – II

6. How does the rural influence the urban in India? Discuss critically in the light of farmers movement. 20

7. Describe the nature of unorganised labour and their role in urban India. 20

8. Do you think pollution in cities in India is impacting the work output of city dwellers? Discuss. 20

9. Discuss role of media in contemporary urban governance with suitable illustrations. 20

10. Write short notes on any two of the following: 10×2
(a) Metro city
(b) Pilgrimage city
(c) Urban planning
(d) Urban governance


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