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SOC401 Assignment 2 Solution & Discussion Fall 2019  


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SOC401 Cultural Anthropology Assignment 2 Solution & Discussion Fall 2019

SEMESTER Fall 2019
Cultural Anthropology (SOC401)

Assignment No. 02

Due Date: 16-01-2020                                           Assignment marks: 20


Political Organization


·       To make students familiar with the types of political organizations and the mechanisms through which social control is maintained.



One important question regarding states’ formation and building of nation states is “why people surrender some of their autonomy to the power and authority of the state?” Different theories of political organizations explain this question with different justification; your task is to provide example of such practice in any area of the world and justification of this question against each of the following:



Logical reasoning/justification

Voluntaristic State Formation



Hydraulic Theory of State Formation



Coercive Theory of State Formation



Marking scheme= 12 (1*3) (3*3)



In bands and tribes social control is maintained by informal mechanisms whereas modern societies use more formal mechanisms to maintain this control, in your opinion which type of mechanism is more effective in sustaining social order and conflict resolution and why? Explain with examples. (08)



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·       For acquiring the relevant knowledge don’t rely only on handouts but watch the video lectures and use other reference books also.


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SOC401 Cultural Anthropology Assignment 2 Solution & Discussion Fall 2019


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