Indian Sociologists

  • Question 1
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    Give the meaning of “tradition” according to D.P. Mukerji.

    Solution
    The Meaning of Tradition According to D.P. Mukerji.

    1. What is meant by tradition ? D. P. Mukerji points out that tradition comes from the root traderes, which means to transmit. The Sanskrit equivalent of tradition is either parampara that is succession or aitihya which has the same root as itihasa, or history.

    2. Traditions are supposed to have a source. It may be scriptures, or statements of sages (apta vakya), or mythical heroes with or without names. Whatever may be the source, the historicaly of traditions is recognized by most people. They are quoted, recalled, esteemed. Indeed, their age-long succession ensures social cohesion and social solidarity.

    Question 2
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    What is meant by class-conflict ?

    Solution
    Class Conflict : Its meaning is class-struggle. In simple words we can say that conflict between the different classes, basically between labours (particularly industrial woking class) and capitalists (who are the owners of the factors of the production).
    Question 3
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    What is “Empirical Research” ?

    Solution
    Empirical Research : It is based on collection of informations or datas from the field.
    Question 4
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    Who is called a “full-man” ?

    Solution
    An individual or a person having well-balanced personality is called a “full-man”.

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