MSOE-004 Urban Sociology
Solved Assignment 2020-2021
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/2020-21
|Title Name||MSOE-004 Sociology Solved Assignment 2020-21|
|Service Type||Solved Assignment (Soft copy/PDF)|
|Semester||2020-2021 Course: MA(Sociology) MSO|
|Short Name||MSOE-004 (ENGLISH)|
|Product||Assignment of MA(Sociology) 2020-2021 (IGNOU)|
|Submission Date||For students admitted in July 2020 Batch- 31st March, 2021
For students admitted in January 2021 Batch- 30th September, 2021
1. Describe the subject matter and scope of urban sociology. 20
2. What is the concept of city and how is it identified? Discuss. 20
3. Describe the ecological approach towards the understanding of urban areas
with suitable examples.
4. Distinguish between the earlier approach to study urban from the new urban
5. Describe the pattern of urban growth in cities in India. 20
6. Keeping in mind the recent health emergency Covid-19, discuss its impact on
organized and unorganized sectors of the Indian economy.
7. Discuss the nature and impact of mass migration of working classes from cities
to rural areas in the context of unemployment.
8. Describe the role of urban planning in growth of cities in India. 20
9. Discuss critically the role of media in urban governance in India.
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