SEMESTER Fall 2018
Introduction to Sociology (SOC101)
Assignment No. 02
Due Date: 31-01-2019 Assignment marks: 20
Assignment Objective Upon completion of this assignment, students will be able to understand the family institute in the light of theoretical paradigms.
Assignment With the passage of time family has evolved gradually from the traditional to the modern-day family. Functionalists had an idealistic view of the family and on the other hand, conflict school of thought has contradictory view.
Question 1: Keeping in mind the basis of both school of thought (functionalist and conflict), which one school of thought you will support with reference to the family institute in Pakistan. Explain your point of view with logics. (10)
Question 2: Currently in which family structure you are living: Joint family or nuclear family? How do you see your family structure is benefitting you in your life or you want to bring change in your family structure from nuclear to joint or vice versa? Explain your point of view with strong reasoning. (2+8 = 10)
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