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What is allodoxia?

Allodoxia is a term invented by French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu. Bourdieu discusses the concept at length in his book, Distinction: A Social Critique on the Judgement of Taste. He defines the term Allodoxia as a cultural misinterpretation, misapprehension, or misidentification… Full Answer

List of sociologists and their contributions?

The list of sociologists and their contributions include Auguste Comte who was the founder of positivism and invented the term 'sociology', Emile Durkheim who maintained the existence of social facts and Karl Marx who maintained that conflict exists between different… Full Answer