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Division of Labor in Society / Edition 1
     

Division of Labor in Society / Edition 1

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by Emile Durkheim
 

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ISBN-10: 0684836386

ISBN-13: 2900684836385

Pub. Date: 09/28/1997

Publisher: Free Press

2012 Reprint of 1933 Edition. Exact facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Although the concept of "division of labor" appears in social thought as early as Plato, and is crucial in the work of Adam Smith, Comte, Marx and Spencer, there can be no doubt that modern sociological interest in the division of labor begins with

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2012 Reprint of 1933 Edition. Exact facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Although the concept of "division of labor" appears in social thought as early as Plato, and is crucial in the work of Adam Smith, Comte, Marx and Spencer, there can be no doubt that modern sociological interest in the division of labor begins with Durkheim. It is the concept that is most firmly associated with his name and remains a classic work to this day.

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ISBN-13:
2900684836385
Publisher:
Free Press
Publication date:
09/28/1997
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
416

Table of Contents

Preface to This Edition Steven Lukes vii

Introduction to the 1984 Edition Lewis Coser xi

Introduction to This Edition Steven Lukes xxv

Emile Durkheim's Life and Works: Timeline 1858-1917 xlvii

Suggestions for Further Reading li

Original Translator's Note W. D. Halls liii

The Division of Labor in Society

Preface to the First Edition (1893) 3

Preface to the Second Edition (1902) 8

Introduction 33

Book I The Function of the Division of Labor

Chapter I The Method of Determining This Function 41

Chapter II Mechanical Solidarity, or Solidarity by Similarities 57

Chapter III Solidarity Arising from the Division of Labor, or Organic Solidarity 88

Chapter IV Another Proof of the Preceding Theory 105

Chapter V The Increasing Preponderance of Organic Solidarity and Its Consequences 116

Chapter VI The Increasing Preponderance of Organic Solidarity and Its Consequences (cont.) 138

Chapter VII Organic Solidarity and Contractual Solidarity 158

Book II The Causes and Conditions

Chapter I The Progress of the Division of Labor and of Happiness 183

Chapter II The Causes 201

Chapter III Secondary Factors 223

Chapter IV Secondary Factors (cont.) 239

Chapter V Consequences of the Foregoing 258

Book III The Abnormal Forms

Chapter I The Anomic Division of Labor 277

Chapter II The Forced Division of Labor 293

Chapter III Another Abnormal Form 304

Conclusion 309

Original Annotated Table of Contents 320

Index 333

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