Emile Durkheim / Edition 1

Emile Durkheim / Edition 1

by Prof Kenneth Thompson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415034612

ISBN-13: 9780415034616

Pub. Date: 12/28/1990

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The French sociologist Emile Durkheim is a key figure in the development of sociology as an academic discipline. This book examines his considerable achievements and situates them in their social and intellectual contexts, with a concise account of the major elements of Durkheim's sociology.

Overview

The French sociologist Emile Durkheim is a key figure in the development of sociology as an academic discipline. This book examines his considerable achievements and situates them in their social and intellectual contexts, with a concise account of the major elements of Durkheim's sociology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415034616
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/1990
Series:
Key Sociologists Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
4.80(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.10(d)

Table of Contents

Editor's Forewordvii
Editor's Foreword to the Revised Editionx
Chapter 1Introduction11
Chapter 2Life and Intellectual Background27
Chapter 3The Work48
3.1Introduction48
3.2Sociology - Its nature and programme50
3.3Definitions and concepts57
3.4The Division of Labour in Society70
3.5The Rules of Sociological Method92
3.6Suicide109
3.7Religion and Knowledge--The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life121
3.8Politics145
3.9Education160
Conclusion164
Bibliography of Durkheim's Major Works167
Revised Annotated Bibliography of Secondary Sources170
Index175

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