Sunday, September 27, 2020

MSW 003 BASIC SOCIAL SCIENCE CONCEPTS December 2014 Question paper



December 2014 Question paper

Time : 3 hours Maximum Marks : 100

Note : Answer all the five questions. All questions carry equal marks. Answers to questions no. 1 and 2 should not exceed 600 words each.

1. Discuss the Ecological perspective (given by Hartman and Laird) of family centred social work practice with examples.  


Elucidate the theories of motivation and its relevance in social work practice.  

2. Highlight the various emerging forms, changing functions and dynamics of family in Indian society.


Explain the concept of human growth and development. Discuss the eight stages of human growth and development.  

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

(a) What is Society ? Discuss the types of society as given by Anthony Giddens.  

(b) Define Social Group. Explain the function of groups.

(c) Explain the concept of personality. Highlight the factors contributing to the development of personality.

(d) What are the functions and roles of leadership in a group ? Discuss the theories of leadership.

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

(a) Define family stress and discuss the various forms of family stress.

(b) Highlight the changing functions of marriage.

(c) What are the causes of family disorganisation ?  

(d) Explain the stages of development of group as given by Tuckman.  

(e) Write a note on dimensions of economic stress of family life of an individual.

(f) What are the main agencies of socialization ?

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

(a) Culture of poverty

(b) Formal and informal groups

(c) Discrimination and stereotypes

(d) Marital distress

(e) Intimacy vs. Isolation

(f) Gender and violence

(g) Social work in pluralistic society  

(h) Independence stage of family life cycle