Karl Marx vs Emile Durkheim: Differences and Similarities

Karl Marx and Durkheim are among classical thinkers of sociology. Since the inception of Sociology as a formal discipline, their theories and concepts have remained an intellectual concern within academia. This article aims to provide a comparative analysis of Marx and Durkheim’s theories, highlighting their similarities and differences in understanding the society and social order. … Read more

Socialisation and the Creation of Social identity: As & A Level Notes

The article defines Socialisation while covering the relation between an individual and the society, exploring the dimensions of social order and explaining the concepts of social identity and change. The fundamental idea of sociology is society. Therefore, understanding society is essential for a thorough grasp of sociology. In addition, society’s survival is entwined with that … Read more

Media Representation and Effects – AS & A level Sociology Notes

This article deals with the understanding of the concept of media representation and the effect it has upon the society. The article proceeds with observing how the axes of social division like class, ethnicity, gender, age are represented by media. The models of media effects are also discussed in the article  along with understanding how … Read more

Media: Ownership and control of media – AS and A Level Notes

Media is a universal channel of sending and receiving information since time immemorial. There are a lot of aspects related to media that has kept it relevant so far by exposing it to the fruit  of technology. This paper will deal with media to understand its journey from traditional media to new media, theories of … Read more

Education and Inequality: AS & A Level Sociology Notes

Synopsis– In this article, the complex interplay of education and inequality has been tried to simplify. Education is a social construct which helps the society to upholds its functional value and maintains social stability within. However, social stability doesn’t imply that their exists no inequality in the society. The concept of inequality is inherent is … Read more

Education and Society – AS & A Level Sociology Notes

Synopsis– This article delves into the complex dynamicity that exists between education and society. Multifarious theories have been proposed to analyse this aspect of the inter-connectedness and it’s societal impacts. The role of education in promoting social mobility, social stability has also been discussed in an elaborate manner. Besides these, designing curriculum as a social … Read more