LIVE Course for free

Rated by 1 million+ students
Get app now
0 votes
285 views
in Sociology by (40.2k points)
closed by

State whether the following statements are True or False with reasons.

Urban society is characterized by Informal social control and Primary relations.

1 Answer

+1 vote
by (41.2k points)
selected by
 
Best answer

This statement is False.

  • Urban society is characterized by formal social control and secondary relations.
  • In urban areas, interaction among people is largely based on anonymity and secondary contact. 
  • It is not personal nor face-to-face; rather cities are characterized by formal interactions and impersonal relationships that tend to become time-bound and based on vested interests. 
  • Cultural diversity, formal communication, friends’ circle are hallmarks of cities. For instance, people spend their leisure time at multiplexes, gardens, hotels, social clubs, and markets. Formal means of social control such as formal education, law, and legislation, police, and court are needed, in addition to informal means for regulating the behaviour of people. 
  • The traditional authority vested in figures such as family elders, religious leaders, and teachers has decreased greatly.

Welcome to Sarthaks eConnect: A unique platform where students can interact with teachers/experts/students to get solutions to their queries. Students (upto class 10+2) preparing for All Government Exams, CBSE Board Exam, ICSE Board Exam, State Board Exam, JEE (Mains+Advance) and NEET can ask questions from any subject and get quick answers by subject teachers/ experts/mentors/students.

Categories

...