Sunday, September 27, 2020

MSW 003 BASIC SOCIAL SCIENCE CONCEPTS December 2019 Question Paper



December 2019 Question Paper

Time : 3 Hours] [Maximum Marks : 100

Note : (1) Answer all the Five questions. (ii) All questions carry equal marks.. (iii) Answers to questions No. 1 and 2 should not excced 600 words each.

1. Discuss marriage in a family as a beginning point of a new family, its importance, functions and critical issues.


Explain the theoretical frameworks used in family therapy.  

2. Define culture and discuss its seven characteristics.


What are the features of caste system? Differentiate between caste system and class system.

3. Answer any two of the following questions in about 300 words each.

a) Discuss the impact of marital discord on children.  

b) Explain the relevance of studying psychology for social work practice.  

c) Describe the major areas of social work intervention vis-a-vis sexual minorities.

d) Discuss the eight stages of human growth and development giving the time frame.

4. Answer any four of the following questions in about 150 words each.

a) Define society. What is status and role? 5

b) Differentiate between material culture and nonmaterial culture.

c) Who are Maliks, Kisans and Mazdoors? 5

d) List down the agencies of social control.

e) Enlist five myths and misconceptions emerging from the physiological differences between Men and Women.

f) Mention five salient reasons for change in joint family patterns in India.

5. Write short notes on any five of the following in about 100 words each.

a) Psychology and social work

b) Radical social work

c) Sources of social change

d) Attitudes

e) Social learning  

f) Defense mechanisms  

g) Empty nest syndrome  

h) General systems theory