Protestant ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism : Summary

Max Weber was a German philosopher. He was deeply influenced by many other sociologists and thinkers such as Karl Marx, Immanuel Kant, etc. The Protestant ethic and the spirit of capitalism was regarded as the most important work of Weber. PART 1 – The Problem Religious Affiliation and Social Stratification    According to Weber, if … Read more

what is secularism in india & overview

Introduction to India secularism A power struggle is an important marker in our history. But with the passage time, it became evident that it is more and more between ethnic or religious groups both within, across nation-state. In India, religion can function as significant system of knowledge, identity, politics within a productive form of secularism. Secularism … Read more

Class system: Definition, Meaning, Characteristics, and Examples

class system- Introduction Society has always been stratified and the stratification takes place in the order of subgroup or class. The class in which different kind of people is placed according to their occupation, economy, caste and wealth is termed as a class system. This class system is a global phenomenon in which people of … Read more

What is Social Stratification? Definition, Types, Theories and Examples

Social Stratification: Introduction and Overview A society where stratification does not exist is a sentence which will always be illogical and untrue. Now the question is what stratification is. A system which has been followed by society from a generation in which there is some kind of classification between people in the name of race, … Read more

Conflict Theory in Sociology – Definition and Overview

Sociology from the starting emphasized on three kinds of theories. Functionalist Theory Conflict Theory Interactionism Theory The whole purpose of this perspective was not to see an only positive aspect of life like Functionalist Theory. It accounted for the differences and conflict found between the societies. It was important to solve those problems before it … Read more