Emile Durkheim / Edition 2

Emile Durkheim / Edition 2

by Prof Kenneth Thompson, K. Thompson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415285313

ISBN-13: 9780415285315

Pub. Date: 11/28/2002

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.

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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:
9780415285315
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/2002
Series:
Key Sociologists Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
182
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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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