What is westernisation?

M.N.Srinivas, an Indian sociologist defines westernisation as ‘the impact of 150 years of British rule & the resultant changes in technology, ideology, institution, and values in India‘.

Westernization opened new opportunities for social mobility. For example,  making land … Read more


Define the concept of city and give some of the ways in which city is described.

City is a functional integration of its elements – residents, structures, means of transportation, installations and so on. Sociologists all over the world defines city in different ways. According to Mumford, an eminent sociologist, the concept of city escaped scholarly … Read more