Sociology Punjab PMS Paper I 2016

Combined Competitive Examination for Recruitment to the Posts of Provincial Management Service, ETC. – 2016
Subject: Sociology Paper I
NOTE: Attempt any FIVE questions. Attempt in English or Urdu language. All questions carry equal marks.

Q No 1: What is meant by a sociological perspective ? Also explain important propositions of structuralism and postmodernism perspectives. (20 Marks )

Q No 2: It is assumed that gender-based-violence against women is embedded in social structure of Pakistani society. If you agree, explain how and why? If not, explain why not. (20 Marks )

Q No 3: Please define the term “mental illness”. It is believed that mental illness is strongly influenced by socio-psychological factors. Explain in detail with reference to Pakistani society. (20 Marks )

Q No 4: Please define the terms ” formal education” and “informal education”. Explain latent and manifest functions of non-formal education in Pakistan. (20 Marks )

Q No 5: What are the functions of schooling? Why have our government school failed to perform their functions? Explain. (20 Marks )

Q No 6: In sociology, how Emile Durkheim defined the term ” religion”? Also, highlight major theories of religion in sociology. (20 Marks )

Q No 7: As a consequence of the Soviet attack on Afghanistan, a big influx of Afghan people migrated to Pakistan. This migration of Afghan people has deep impacts (Positive and negative ) on the socioeconomic fabric of Pakistani society. Explain in detail. (20 Marks )

Q No 8: Please write short notes on any TWO of the following:- (10+10 Marks )
a) Demographic Transition Theory
b). Types of Social Movements
c). Marist View of Mass Culture
d). Zeitheist

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