The concept of 'sacred' is related with
One of the classical sociologists Emile Durkheim coined the term ‘sacred’ and ‘profane’ in sociology. Sacred was used for the things related to the supernatural while profane was coined for the things used in normal life.
In simple or pre-modern societies most of the people were engaged in
Agriculture was the main work of simple societies.
The economic system in which highly complex division of labour is present is the feature of
Complex division of labour increases with the specialization in different kinds of work in modern societies.
Institution of Politics is concerned with the
Power is distributed mainly in three levels, like- legislative, executive and judiciary.
The family in which person is married is known as
Family of procreation forms after marriage of an individual.
'The undisputed political rule of a state over a given territorial region' is known as
All modern states in the world are sovereign states.
Functionalism believes that social institutions arise in response to the
"According to the functionalism, social institution is a complex set of social norms, beliefs, customs, values and role relationships that arise in response to the needs of society".
According to Durkheim, 'profane' is connected with normal life while 'sacred' is related with
Sacred may be some object, animal or tree and these sacred things vary from society to society. People consider these sacred things pure and connect them with supernatural or God.
The focal point of industrial developments were
With the coming of industrialization, factories were developed to increase production and to gain profit.
Religion is considered as
Religion is all about supernatural or God and the concept of ‘sacred’ is related to the supernatural.