Claude Levi Strauss: Biography, Theory & Structuralism

In this article, we would look into the life and contribution of Claude Levi-Strauss in the field of Anthropology and Philosophy. Along with Franz Boas and James G. Frazer, he is considered to be the ‘Father of modern Anthropology’. He is accredited for changing the perception of the Western world about culture and civilization. To … Read more

Pierre Bourdieu: Biography, Cultural Capital, Habitus, and Criticism

Pierre Bourdieu was a French sociologist, anthropologist, philosopher and public intellectual, who was born on 1 August 1930 and died on 23 January 2003. Bourdieu’s work was mainly a study of the dynamics of power in the society and how it is transferred within the social constructs of society and through generations. His best-known book … Read more

Why the era of “Don’t care” began

If you go through the study of classical history and Anthropology you would see that people used to live together very closely, eat together, and fight together during the war. More accurately primitive societies were collective in their every activity; for instances: hunting-gathering societies used to go for a hunt with the strong members of … Read more

Women’s role in Agriculture and Effects of Globalization and Industrial agriculture

Food is a universal requirement for humankind. This makes Agriculture an important source of livelihood for a majority of people worldwide as well as a sector related to the fundamental right to food and nutrition. The food chain as a whole is gendered. From preserving the seed, planting of crops to producing and processing food, … Read more

Radhakamal Mukherjee’s Biography and Contributions

Radhakamal Mukherjee along with his colleagues D.P. Mukherji and G.S. Ghurye are considered the pioneers of in sociology of India. Radhakamal Mukherjee’s contribution made Lucknow one of the leading centers of social science studies. Radhakamal Mukherjee was greatly influenced by the works of Comte, Herbert Spencer, Lester Ward, Bagehot, Hobhouse, and Giddings. His encounter of … Read more

Famous American and British Sociologists – Contributions

British sociology and American sociology both are perpetuated by British and American sociologists and their theories, Both British and American sociologists were different from classical sociologists and were regarded as contemporary modern sociologists who propounded many sociological theories. Famous American sociologists Talcott Parsons and Robert k Merton Talcott Parsons contributed to the theory of action. … Read more

American Juvenile Justice System: What you need to Know

American Juvenile Justice System: Children who committed crimes were treated and punished the same way as adults before profound economic and social changes swept the landscape of America. Even in the 18th century, there was no distinction between children and adults regarding punishment. This attitude began to shift in the mid-nineteenth century when many people … Read more