MSOE 004 Urban Sociology Solved Assignment 2020-21


MSOE 004 Urban Sociology

Solved Assignment 2020-21

Maximum Marks: 100

Answer any five question selecting at least two from each Section. Your answer should be in about 500 words each.


1. Describe the subject matter and scope of urban sociology.

2. What is the concept of city and how is it identified? Discuss.

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 sociology approach.


5. Describe the pattern of urban growth in cities in India.

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.

9. Discuss critically the role of media in urban governance in India.