Sociology And Society

  • Question
    CBSEENSO11022636

    In which circumstances or conditions the science of sociology was born in Europe ?

    Solution

    (i) The Science of Sociology was born in the Nineteenth century Europe Enlightenment Industrial Revolution, and French Revolution (1789) initiated a process of thinking about society especially the resultss of revolutionary happenings.

    (ii) Industrial Revolution (1740-1850) acce***rated the process of urbanization. Urbanization in its turn created problems of housing and slum dwelling. Creation of industries resulted in conflicts between owners and factory workers.

    (iii) French revolution led Europeans to rethinking about the form of government and practice of democracy.

    (iv) In short we can say that in Europe changes were all around in economy, polity and commounity living. Sociology took birth in such a climate of industrialization, urbanisation and capatalism.

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