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Durkheim, Émile 1858-1917

Works: 1,479 works in 5,658 publications in 3 languages and 118,473 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Dedicatee, Editor, Honoree, Contributor, Creator, Other, Correspondent, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Publishing director
Classifications: HM22.F8, 301
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The elementary forms of the religious life by Émile Durkheim ( Book )
132 editions published between 1912 and 2012 in English and held by 3,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this book, the author sets himself the task of discovering the enduring source of human social identity. He investigates what he considered to be the simplest form of documented religion - totemism among the Aborigines of Australia. For Durkheim, studying Aboriginal religion was a way 'to yield an understanding of the religious nature of man, by showing us an essential and permanent aspect of humanity'. The need and capacity of men and women to relate to one another socially lies at the heart of his exploration, in which religion embodies the beliefs that shape our moral universe. This book has been applauded and debated by sociologists, anthropologists, ethnographers, philosophers, and theologians, and continues to speak to new generations about the intriguing origin and nature of religion and society
Suicide, a study in sociology: by Émile Durkheim ( Book )
114 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Originally published in 1897, this is Durkheim's pioneering attempt to offer a sociological explanation for a phenomenon regarded until then as exclusively psychological and individualistic
The division of labor in society by Émile Durkheim ( Book )
114 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this momentous challenge to the economic theories of Adam Smith and Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim presents a visionary reconception of the social structures for production and allocation that are the cornerstones of capitalism. He asks how individuality can be retained within the capitalist system. He argues that class conflict is not inherent in a capitalistic society as Marx contended, but that the unfettered growth of state power would lead to the extinction of individuality. He suggests that only in a free society that promotes voluntary bonds between its members can individuality prosper
The rules of sociological method by Émile Durkheim ( Book )
58 editions published between 1938 and 1986 in English and held by 2,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Professional ethics and civic morals by Émile Durkheim ( Book )
47 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The most neglected of Durkheim's key works. <I>Professional Ethics and Civic Morals</I> makes a seminal contribution our understanding of the state
Primitive classification by Émile Durkheim ( Book )
60 editions published between 1063 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this influential work, first published in English in 1963, Durkheim and Mauss claim that the individual mind is capable of classification and they seek the origin of the 'classificatory function' in society. On the basis of an intensive examination of forms and principles of symbolic classification reported from the Australian aborigines, the Zuñi and traditional China, they try to establish a formal correspondence between social and symbolic classification. From this they argue that the mode of classification is determined by the form of society and that the notions of space, time, hierarc
Les Règles de la méthode sociologique by Émile Durkheim ( Book )
203 editions published between 1895 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sociology and philosophy by Émile Durkheim ( Book )
41 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First published in English in 1953, this volume represents a collection of three essays written by seminal sociologist and philsopher Emile Durkheim in which he puts forward the thesis that society is both a dynamic system and the seat of moral life. Each essay stands alone, but their connecting thread is the dialectic demonstration that a phenomenon, be a sociological or psychological one, is relatively independent of its matrix.The essays provide a valuable insight into Durkeheimian thought on sociological and philsophical matters and offer an excellent guide to Durkheim for stude
Moral education; a study in the theory and application of the sociology of education by Émile Durkheim ( Book )
30 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected writings by Émile Durkheim ( Book )
27 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the only collection of Durkheim's writings to draw upon the whole body of his work. Many of the texts in the book are here translated for the first time. Dr. Giddens takes his selections from a wide variety of sources and includes a number of items from untranslated writings in the Revue Philosophique, Année Sociologique and from L'évolution pedagogue en France. Selections from previously translated writings have been checked against the originals and amended or re-translated where necessary. Dr. Giddens arranges his selections thematically rather than chronologically. However, extracts from all phases of Durkheim's intellectual career are represented, giving the date of their first publication, which makes the evolution of his thought easily traceable. In his introduction Dr. Giddens discusses phases in the interpretation of Durkheim's thought, as well as the main themes in his work, with an analysis of the effects of his thinking on modern sociology. The book is for students at any level taking courses in sociology, social anthropology and social theory, for whom Durkheim is one of the major writers studied
Socialism and Saint-Simon (Le socialisme) by Émile Durkheim ( Book )
39 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This famous study of the development of socialism, but the greatest of French sociologists, continues to be a rich source of insight into both socialist thought and Durkheim's theories. This important and influential work treats socialism in its most dynamic sense: as a social and moral philosophy, a way of life and thought. It provides a useful perspective on the nature of socialist thought before Lenin, carefully defining the differences between communism and socialism. This first English translation of Le Socialisme reveals Saint-Simon's profound influence upon the author's thinking Durkheim devotes a major part of the book to an examination of the doctrines of this early nineteenth-century socialist, the common ancestor of such notable theorists as Comte, Marx, and the author himself
Montesquieu and Rousseau: forerunners of sociology by Émile Durkheim ( Book )
28 editions published between 1960 and 1982 in English and French and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De la division du travail social by Émile Durkheim ( Book )
136 editions published between 1893 and 2013 in French and English and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Education and sociology by Émile Durkheim ( Book )
20 editions published between 1956 and 1970 in English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Readings from Emile Durkheim by Émile Durkheim ( )
27 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Emile Durkheim is regarded as a 'founding father' of sociology, and is studied in all basic sociology courses. This handy textbook provides a collection of the key passages from Durkheim's major works and successfully encapsulates the core of his sociology." "With this text, Kenneth Thompson has effectively filled a gap that previously existed in the literature available on Durkheim, by providing an outstanding collection of modern and reliable translations. Offering both in-depth coverage and useful reference, this text provides an indispensable aid to those seeking to gain access to Durkheim's writings."--Jacket
Les formes élémentaires de la vie religieuse : le système totémique en Australie by Émile Durkheim ( Book )
115 editions published between 1912 and 2014 in French and English and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dans ce livre publié en 1912, E. Durkheim s'attache aux origines du phénomène religieux. Le totémisme australien lui apparaît être un des systèmes les plus anciens et les plus simples qui soient. Il en conclut que le propre de la religion est la division du monde en deux domaines : le sacré et le profane
Le suicide : étude de sociologie by Émile Durkheim ( Book )
138 editions published between 1897 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"On se suicide généralement parce que les liens d'appartenance à un couple, une famille, une profession, une religion, une société, se sont défaits. Le suicide dépend moins des facteurs individuels que des facteurs sociaux. Telle est la thèse de cet ouvrage paru en 1897 et qui est probablement le plus connu d'Emile Durkheim. Sur cette base, l'auteur des Règles de la méthode sociologique élabore une typologie du suicide et indique une voie thérapeutique qui consiste à proposer des groupes d'appartenance substitutifs. Comme le montre Robert Neuburger dans sa préface, outre qu'elle peut, dans certains cas, s'avérer plus efficace qu'une thérapie individuelle, cette thérapie sociale offre aujourd'hui une alternative stimulante à l'explication du suicide par la dépression." -- Book cover
Durkheim on religion : a selection of readings with bibliographies by Émile Durkheim ( Book )
16 editions published between 1975 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This volume brings together the most comprehensive selection yet available of Emile Durkheim's writings on religion. Besides helping to establish the discipline of sociology in France, Durkheim is widely recognized as one of the founding figures in the modern study of religion. The volume contains a new translation of important sections of The Elementary Forms of Religious Life (1912), of some of Durkheim's early reviews, articles, and extracts from books, presented in order of original publication. Also included are comprehensive bibliographies, and early reviews of Durkheim's work on religion by such writers as van Gennep, Goldenwieser, Stanner, and, for the first time in English, by the French sociologist Gaston Richard."--BOOK JACKET
Emile Durkheim; [selections from his work by Émile Durkheim ( Book )
29 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This 1972 book is a collection of Durkheim's writings drawing upon the whole body of his work
Éducation et sociologie by Émile Durkheim ( Book )
120 editions published between 1914 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La première édition de cet ouvrage d'un grand sociologue français remonte à 1922. L'ouvrage contient quatre études, précédées d'une introduction, p. 11-40, sur l'oeuvre pédagogique de Durkheim
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Dirkem, Emil
Dirkheims, Emils 1858-1917
Di︠u︡rkem, E. 1858-1917
Di︠u︡rkgeĭm, Ėmilʹ 1858-1917
Djurkgejm , E.
Djurkgejm, Ėmil'
Djurkgejm, Emil' 1858-1917
Durkheim, David Émile 1858-1917
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Durkheim, É. 1858-1917
Durkheim, E. (Émile), 1858-1917
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Durkheim, Emilio 1858-1917
Dyurukēmu, Emīru 1858-1917
Tʻu-erh-kan 1858-1917
Дюркгейм, Э 1858-1917
Дюркгейм, Э. (Эмиль), 1858-1917
Дюркгейм, Эмиль 1858-1917
דורקהיים, אמיל דוד 1858-1917
דורקהים, אמיל דוד 1858-1917
إميل دركهايم، 1858-1917
إميل دوركايم، 1858-1917
دوركايم، إميل، 1858-1917
دوركيم، إميل، 1858-1917
デュルケーム, É
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