Peter L. Berger: Short Bio and Important Contributions in Sociology

Peter L. Berger (1929-2017) was an Austrian-born American sociologist and a theologian. He was affiliated to different renowned universities of the world. He also founded the Institute of Culture, Religion and World Affairs, at the Boston University in 1985 (Berger, 2017). He has written extensively on sociology of knowledge, sociology of religion and modernity like … Read more

10 Famous Sociological Associations Around the World

Introduction Many Sociological associations around the world are dedicated to broadening the scope and subject matter of sociology. Their work to improve Sociology as a scientific and systematic study of human society. The following are some important sociological associations around the world.  List of Sociological Associations International Sociological Association Origin and activities The historical backdrop … Read more

Harriet Martineau: Biography, Works and Contributions

Harriet Martineau: The ‘Mother of Sociology’ and the Forgotten Feminist Sociologist Harriet Martineau (1802–1876), was the first woman sociologist and is also referred to as the “mother of Sociology” by many of the contemporary sociologists who are bringing back her works into prominence. Hence, although she was a staunch political, social and economical writer and … 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

Who was W.E.B. Du Bois and he had written many books

Many sociologists including an  American sociologist, W.E.B. DuBois had written many books one of them is “strange meaning of being black” the title itself sings the summary of the book, the book highlights the discriminated life of the people with dull colour. He also explained and put forward a theory explaining the color line. He … Read more