Day: February 9, 2015

Education

By Anonymous Editor’s Note: Notes on Education from a sociological perspective. INTRODUCTION Primitive / ancient societies had no educational institutions. Children learnt what they needed to know by watching whatever was going on and helping wherever practical. Families, parents and siblings were the sources of learning for children. Schools appeared when […]

Ethnic Relations

By Anonymous Editor’s Note: Notes on Ethnicity, ethnic conflict in India, ethnic minorities and ethnocentricism. Ethnicity is largely understood as cultural heritage manifested through language, custom, tradition and based on religion, region and gender roles etc. of a particular group of people. Like race its nature is primarily classificatory, but while race […]