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Explain the basic argument of the theory of demographic transition. Why is the transition period associated with a ‘population explosion’?

[2] Demographic Structure and Indian Society
Chapter: [2] Demographic Structure and Indian Society
Concept: Some Theories and Concepts in Demography

Why did Malthus believe that catastrophic events like famines and epidemics that cause mass deaths were inevitable?

[2] Demographic Structure and Indian Society
Chapter: [2] Demographic Structure and Indian Society
Concept: Some Theories and Concepts in Demography

What is meant by ‘birth rate’ and ‘death rate’? Explain why the birth rate is relatively slow to fall while the death rate declines much faster.

[2] Demographic Structure and Indian Society
Chapter: [2] Demographic Structure and Indian Society
Concept: Some Theories and Concepts in Demography

What are some of the rules that the caste system imposes?

[3] Social Institutions - Continuity and Change
Chapter: [3] Social Institutions - Continuity and Change
Concept: Caste and the Caste System

What changes did colonialism bring about in the caste system?

[3] Social Institutions - Continuity and Change
Chapter: [3] Social Institutions - Continuity and Change
Concept: Caste and the Caste System

In what sense has caste become relatively ‘invisible’ for the urban upper castes?

[3] Social Institutions - Continuity and Change
Chapter: [3] Social Institutions - Continuity and Change
Concept: Caste and the Caste System

What is meant by the phrase ‘invisible hand’?

[4] Market as a Social Institution
Chapter: [4] Market as a Social Institution
Concept: Sociological Perspectives on Markets and the Economy

How does a sociological perspective on markets differ from an economic one?

[4] Market as a Social Institution
Chapter: [4] Market as a Social Institution
Concept: Sociological Perspectives on Markets and the Economy

In what ways is a market – such as a weekly village market – a social institution?

[4] Market as a Social Institution
Chapter: [4] Market as a Social Institution
Concept: Sociological Perspectives on Markets and the Economy

How do caste and kin networks contribute to the success of a business?

[4] Market as a Social Institution
Chapter: [4] Market as a Social Institution
Concept: Sociological Perspectives on Markets and the Economy

In what ways did the Indian economy change after the coming of colonialism?

[4] Market as a Social Institution
Chapter: [4] Market as a Social Institution
Concept: Sociological Perspectives on Markets and the Economy

How is social inequality different from the inequality of individuals?

[5] Pattern of Social Inquality and Exclusion
Chapter: [5] Pattern of Social Inquality and Exclusion
Concept: What is Social About Social Inequality and Exclusion?

What are some of the features of social stratification?

[5] Pattern of Social Inquality and Exclusion
Chapter: [5] Pattern of Social Inquality and Exclusion
Concept: What is Social About Social Inequality and Exclusion?

How would you distinguish prejudice from other kinds of opinion or belief?

[5] Pattern of Social Inquality and Exclusion
Chapter: [5] Pattern of Social Inquality and Exclusion
Concept: What is Social About Social Inequality and Exclusion?

What is social exclusion?

[5] Pattern of Social Inquality and Exclusion
Chapter: [5] Pattern of Social Inquality and Exclusion
Concept: What is Social About Social Inequality and Exclusion?

What is meant by cultural diversity? Why is India considered to be a very diverse country?

[6] The Challenges of Cultural Diversity
Chapter: [6] The Challenges of Cultural Diversity
Concept: Cultural Communities and the Nation-state

What is community identity and how is it formed?

[6] The Challenges of Cultural Diversity
Chapter: [6] The Challenges of Cultural Diversity
Concept: Cultural Communities and the Nation-state

How has colonialism impacted our lives? You can either focus on one aspect, like culture or politics, or treat them together.

[8] Structural Change
Chapter: [8] Structural Change
Concept: Understanding Colonialism

You may be living in a very small town, may be in a very big city, a semi-urban settlement or a village.

  1. Describe the place where you live.
  2. What are the features, which make you think it is a town and not a city, a village and not a town, or a city and not a village?
  3. Is there any factory where you live?
  4. Is agriculture the main job that people do?
  5. Is it the occupational nature that has a determining influence?
  • Is it the buildings?
  • Is it the availability of educational opportunities?
  • Is it the way people live and behave?
  • Is it the way people talk and dress? 
[8] Structural Change
Chapter: [8] Structural Change
Concept: Understanding Colonialism

Read the passage given and answer the questions :-

The harsh working conditions suffered by labourers in Aghanbigha were an outcome of  the combined effect of the economic power of the maliks as a class and their overwhelming  power as members of a dominant caste. A significant aspect of the social power of the  maliks was their ability to secure the intervention of various arms of the state to advance  their interests. Thus, political factors decissively contributed to widening the gulf between  the dominant class and the underclass.

i.  Why do you think the maliks were able to use the power of the state to advance their own interests?

ii.  Why did labourers have harsh working conditions?

[11] Change and Development in Rural Society
Chapter: [11] Change and Development in Rural Society
Concept: Agrarian Structure: Caste and Class in Rural India
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