LOYOLA COLLEGE (AUTONOMOUS), CHENNAI – 600 034
B.A. DEGREE EXAMINATION – SOCIOLOGY
FIRST SEMESTER – November 2008
SO 1500 – INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
Date : 12-11-08 Dept. No. Max. : 100 Marks
Time : 1:00 – 4:00
Write a short note on the following within 30 words each: (10 x 2 = 20 Marks)
- Social statics and social dynamics.
- Reference group.
- Social change.
Answer any FIVE questions within 300 words each: (5 x 8 = 40 Marks)
- Specify the contributions of comte to the development of sociology as a science.
- How is sociology related to History?
- Define community. How does it differ from association?
- Explain the relation between Individual and Society.
- Define social group. Bring out its characteristics
- Discuss the impact of technological factors on social change.
- How would you differentiate between competition and conflict?
Answer any TWO questions within 1200 words each: (2 x 20 = 40 Marks)
- Define Sociology. Discuss its nature and scope.
- Discuss the contributions of Spencer, Weber and Marx to the development of Sociology.
- Examine the theories of Social change.
- What is socialization? Discuss the agencies of socialization?
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