Indira Gandhi National Open University Elective Course in Sociology-12 (Society in India) Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA) Maximum Marks: 100 Programme Code: BDP Weightage: 30% Course Code: ESO-12 Assignment Code: ESO-12/AST/TMA/2017-2018 Answer all the questions SECTION – I Answer the following in about 500 words each. Marks 1. Discuss economic pursuits of tribes in India with suitable examples. 20 2. Discuss the concept of family. Explain the changing forms of family in India. 20 SECTION – II Answer the following questions in about 250 words each. 3. Discuss the impact of the new economic policy on the rural economy. 12 4. What are the major problems encountered by ‘Scheduled Castes’ in India? 12 5. Discuss the relative deprivation approach to the understanding of poverty. 12 6. Discuss the changing facets of caste system in Indian Society. 12 SECTION – III Answer the following questions in about 100 words each. 7. Explain the notion of “growth with justice”. 06 8. What so you understand by “gender stereotype”?