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

Govind Sadashiv Ghurye Biography and Contributions

S. Ghurye or Govind Sadashiv Ghurye was born on 12 December 1893 in Malwan, a town in Maharashtra and was a professor of sociology.  He completed his schooling at Aryan Education Society’s High School, Gurgaon in Mumbai and then from Bahadur Khanji High School, Junagadh in Gujarat. He completed his Graduation and Masters in Sanskrit … Read more

M.N.Srinivas Biography and Contribution to indian sociology

M.N Srinivas full name Mysore Narasimhachar Srinivas. He was born in 1916 in Mysore and passed away in 1999 in Bangalore. He was one of the best Indian sociologists. He was a Brahmin. His studies are prominent in the area of caste and its other classifications, Sanskritization and many other topics that revolve around caste … Read more

Bronislaw Malinowski biography and Contributions

Polish-born social anthropologist Bronislaw Kaspar Malinowski 1884-1942 who started his career or training in 1910 based in England. He is considered to be one of the most important anthropologists of the 20th century. His methodological innovations and scientific activities he became one of the finest contributors to the speculative anthropology in the field modern science … Read more

Yogendra Singh Biography and his Contribution to Indian Sociology

Indian Sociologist Yogendra Singh is the founder of the Centre for the study of social systems. He is also a professor of Sociology at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi he is a professor since 1971. On 2nd November 1932 in Jamindar family in Basti district, Uttar Pradesh he took birth. He acquired Masters and … Read more