SOC401 Assignment 2 Solution and Discussion


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    Due Date: 16-01-2020
    Objectives:
    SEMESTER Fall 2019 Cultural Anthropology (SOC401)
    Assignment No. 02
    Political Organizations
    Assignment marks: 20
     To make students familiar with the types of political organizations and the mechanisms through which social control is maintained.
    Background:
    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:
    Theories
    Voluntaristic State Formation
    Hydraulic Theory of State Formation
    Coercive Theory of State Formation
    Examples
    Logical reasoning/justification
    Marking scheme= 12 (13) (33)
    Question:
    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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