The Sociology of Emotions: A Feminist Horizon of Symbolic Interactions

The Sociology of Emotions: One of the most prominent works on symbolic interactionism has been the theorization of human emotions. Arlie Russel Hochschild, one of the noted Sociologists in the field of emotions, is in fact considered the founder of a new sub-field in Sociology: the sociology of emotions. Through her books, The Managed Heart: … Read more

What is Ecological Marxism (Eco-Marxism)? Explained

Synopsis: Nature and Capitalism are in an enduring conflict as we witness the exploitation of labour and natural resources simultaneously – clearing of forests because of large scale corporatisation and destructiveness disguised as development. Ecological Marxism is a subfield of Sociology which seeks to study the dialectics of nature from a Marxian perspective and challenges … Read more

Sociology of the Internet: What you need to Know

Sociology of the Internet is one of the youngest sub-disciplines of Sociology. Digital Sociology is another relational sub-field which almost deals with similar sociological aspects. The term first appeared in 2009 in an article written by Wynn (Digital Sociology: emergent technologies in the field of the classroom) and later in 2013, a purely academic book … Read more

Sociology of Race and Ethnicity: Meaning and Theories

The topics of race and ethnicity have often been discussed in various academic and social circles. This article covers a short description of both these concepts. Afterwards, it lists various sociological theories related to race and ethnicity such as that of double consciousness, racial formation theory, systemic racism, internal colonialism, the theory of intersectionality and … Read more