IAS Exam Papers-Main - Sociology (Paper - II) 1999

Sociology - 1999 (Main) (Paper - II)                     SECTION A
1. Write notes on any three of the following (in not more than 200 words each) :
(a) Social Justice                                
(b) National Unity
(c) Total Literacy Campaign (TLC)     
(d) Peasant Society

2. Discuss 73rd and 74th Constitutional Amendments with reference to decentralization of power.

3. What is meant by privatization and how could it effect economic reforms in India ?

4. What do you mean by 'Green Revolution' and what are its socio-economic consequences ? Discuss.

5. Write notes on any three of the following in not more than 200 words each :
(a) Secularism                        

(b) Sanskritization

(c) Naxalbari Movement

(d) Dowry as a social problem

6. Define religious minority. Discuss the problems of religious minorities in India.

7. Slums are scars on the social fabric. How can these scars be removed ?

8. How is modernization an agent of change ? Discuss its positive and negative aspects.

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