Book Review: Yes, Again: (Mis)adventures of a Wishful Thinker

A resilient and joyful life story of love, grief, and hope, this memoir is a remarkable piece of writing. Sallie’s adventurous search for a companion is a bumpy ride. The potential matches, failed dates, and everything else are an attempt at finding a near-perfect man.As the pages turn, the words bring humor, shock, buzz, and … Read more

Marx and Durkheim: Exploring Their Conceptions of ‘Human’ and Analyzing Contemporary Capitalist Social Formation

Karl Marx (1818-83), German philosopher and Émile Durkheim (1858-1917), French sociologist are among the classical thinkers of sociology. Both of them, being the product of their own times, were influenced by the French Revolution and Industrial Revolution. While Marx is called the father of the conflict school of thought, Durkheim’s work forms the basis for … Read more

Cliff House by Nora Weirich – Book Review

The story of Madison Danaher in the ‘Cliff House’ is a testament to a person’s ability to rebuild life after the harshest battles. From being a victim of violence to being the head of a national company, Madison’s journey is valiant, emotional and inspirational. She has built a successful career, but the past has left … Read more

Book Review: Gendering Caste: through a feminist lens

The core of the caste system lies in the power dynamics between castes and prominently, between genders. Exploring the gender dynamics within the caste hierarchies has been a major topic among the feminist scholars from the past two decades. It has become an important issue to be addressed in social disciplinary studies. Also, understanding relations … Read more