problem 1: What do you mean by the term phenomenology? Describe the contribution of Martin Heidegger to understand the phenomenology.
problem 2: What is positivism? Discuss Giddens’s critique of positivism.
problem 3: Describe the comparative method. Discuss its scope in the social science research.
problem 4: Discuss the participatory approach to social research. Compare and contrast it with the conventional research methodologies.
problem 5: Critically look at the nature and scope of feminist method in social science Research.
prepare a research report on any one of the given topics in around 3000 words.
problem 6: Change in the family structure and familial relations in India.
problem 7: Importance of open and distance learning in democratization of education.
problem 8: Relevance of quantitative technique in sociological research.
You can prepare this report based either on (a) review of literature, or (b) data collected from the main sources.
a) For review of literature you are to choose either two books or four research articles published recently professional research journal. prepare a review article focusing on the location of the study, methodology followed and the major findings of such studies.
b) For the primary source you are to collect two case studies and prepare a report on the chosen topic in a comparative framework. While writing the report spell out clearly the objectives and the troubles of the study and your finding.