SOC402 Assignment 2 Solution and Discussion


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    Due Date: 22-01-2020
    Objectives:
    SEMESTER Fall 2019 Sociological Perspectives (SOC402)
    Assignment No. 02
    Social exchange
    Assignment marks: 20
     To make students familiar with the types of social exchange involves in everyday interaction and associated rewards and costs of particular exchange proposition.
    Background
    The perspective of exchange and rational choice theory is looking at all social relations in terms of costs and rewards, both material and non-material. Its analysis begins at the micro level. Micro-level exchanges may be seen as the foundation for macro level structures. Keeping in mind this assumption exemplifies the type of exchange against each Proposition given by George Homans and identifies the costs and rewards involved in specific exchange with justification:

    Proposition Example Costs Rewards
    The success Proposition
    The Stimulus Proposition
    The Deprivation-Satiation Proposition
    The Aggression-Approval Propositions
    The Rationality Proposition

    Marking scheme: Example 15, cost 15, reward 1*5=15
    Question:
    In your opinion to what extent do people evaluate their various relationships in terms of the rewards they provide to one another and perceived benefits? How these systems regulate the social relationships in everyday life? Explain with example. 05
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