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Durkheim, Émile 1858-1917

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Works: 1,686 works in 6,871 publications in 12 languages and 138,058 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Methods (Music) 
Roles: Author, Collector, Dedicatee, Contributor, Editor, Publishing director, Collaborator, Honoree, Creator, Author of introduction, Correspondent, Interviewee, Other, Illustrator
Classifications: HM22.F8, 301
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The elementary forms of the religious life by Émile Durkheim( Book )

291 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 4,845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Emile Durkheim (1858-1917), founder of the French school of sociology, produced an astonishing array of books and articles. He wrote both empirical studies and abstract treatises, most famously in his books on suicide and on the division of labor. But his last and greatest book, on a topic of utmost importance, is far less well known in the English-speaking world. Les formes élémentaires de la vie religieuse, published in 1912, received a hasty translation in 1915 that has remained, until now, the only English version available. In this now-classic work, Durkheim analyzes religion into its most fundamental beliefs and rites, including: sacredness, the soul, spirits, and gods; asceticism, sacrifice, communion, and mourning. Through an examination of the world these elements constitute, he is able to argue that religion originates in social life and in the most fundamental capacities of human intellect. His analysis is a model of rich comparison, analytic clarity, and open-minded inquiry. The 1915 translation, by Joseph Ward Swain, was first published in the United States by The Free Press in 1954. At long last, sociologist and religious scholar Karen Fields offers a much-needed new translation, with an illuminating introduction, that will restore Durkheim's work to its original brilliance and gain the respect accorded the very best translations of other key works by this author. At the end of our century, as so many people ask fundamental questions about the sacred, and as social science itself faces a methodological crisis of confidence, there can be no better source of answers, as well as models of analysis, than Durkheim's text."--Jacket
The division of labor in society by Émile Durkheim( Book )

360 editions published between 1012 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 4,725 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 )

403 editions published between 1895 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 4,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new edition offers an improved translation of one of Durkheim's cornerstone texts. With a substantial new introduction by world-renowned Durkheim scholar, Steven Lukes, the book explains the original argument and sets it in context. It will engage a new generation of students with Durkheim's rich contribution to the field
Suicide, a study in sociology: by Émile Durkheim( Book )

150 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Translated from French, this classic provides readers with an understanding of the impetus for suicide and its psychological impact on the victim, family, and society
Moral education; a study in the theory and application of the sociology of education by Émile Durkheim( Book )

180 editions published between 1925 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study in the sociology of education features 18 lectures by an influential theorist who discusses school as an appropriate setting for moral education. A pioneer of sociology, Emile Durkheim explains the first element in fostering morality as the development of a sense of discipline, followed b
Sociology and philosophy by Émile Durkheim( Book )

200 editions published between 1864 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,267 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
Education and sociology by Émile Durkheim( Book )

229 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,137 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
Professional ethics and civic morals by Émile Durkheim( Book )

132 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most neglected of Durkheim's key works. Professional Ethics and Civic Morals makes a seminal contribution our understanding of the state
Primitive classification by Émile Durkheim( Book )

72 editions published between 1063 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Durkheim and Mauss claim that the individual mind is incapable of classification, and they seek the origin of '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, hierarchy, number, class and other such cognitive categories are products of society."--Back cover
Selected writings by Émile Durkheim( Book )

42 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 1,251 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
The evolution of educational thought : lectures on the formation and development of secondary education in France by Émile Durkheim( Book )

87 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
Montesquieu and Rousseau: forerunners of sociology by Émile Durkheim( Book )

35 editions published between 1960 and 1982 in English and French and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Socialism and Saint-Simon (Le socialisme) by Émile Durkheim( Book )

60 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,173 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
Le suicide : étude de sociologie by Émile Durkheim( Book )

179 editions published between 1897 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,058 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 )

22 editions published between 1975 and 1994 in English and held by 1,000 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."--Jacket
Emile Durkheim; [selections from his work by Émile Durkheim( Book )

35 editions published between 1900 and 1978 in 4 languages and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emile Durkheim, 1858-1917; a collection of essays, with translations and a bibliography by Kurt H Wolff( Book )

9 editions published between 1960 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le socialisme; sa définition, ses débuts, la doctrine saint-simonienne by Émile Durkheim( Book )

54 editions published between 1928 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings from Emile Durkheim by Émile Durkheim( Book )

30 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 496 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
Durkheim's philosophy lectures : notes from the Lycée de Sens course, 1883-1884 by Émile Durkheim( Book )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In these lectures, given more than a decade before the publication of this book, The Division of Labor in Society (1893), Emile Durkheim, the founder of French sociology, sets out to introduce secondary school students to the field of philosophy. Moving easily back and forth between the history of philosophy and the contributions of philosophers in his own day, Durkheim takes up topics as diverse as philosophical psychology, logic, ethics, and metaphysics and seeks to articulate a unified philosophical position." "Remarkably, the "social realism" that is so characteristics of his later work - where he insists, famously, that social facts cannot be reduced to psychological or economic ones and that such facts constrain human action in important ways - is totally absent in these early lectures. For this reason, they will be of special interest to students of the history of the social sciences, for they shed important light on the course of Durkheim's intellectual development. But because all members of the French elite would have been exposed to a lycee philosophy course similar in certain fundamental respects to the one Durkheim taught, the lectures actually offer something more: a window into the nineteenth-century French mind. Intellectual historians, historically minded philosophers, and scholars of French history will find the lectures a valuable document. Insofar as they speak to the philosophical foundations of Durkheim's thought, they should also be of great interest to social theorists."--Jacket
 
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Aemilius Durkheim

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إميل دركهايم، 1858-1917

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إميل دوركايم، 1858-1917

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ئێمیل دورکایم

इमाईल दुर्खीम

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এমিল ডুর্খাইম

ਏਮੀਲ ਦੁਰਖਿਮ

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ఎమైల్ దుర్క్ హైం

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뒤르케임, 에밀 1858-1917

뒤르켐, 에밀 1858-1917

뒤르켕, E. 1858-1917

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涂爾幹 1858-1917

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