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Durkheim, Émile 1858-1917

Works: 2,297 works in 8,590 publications in 16 languages and 162,147 library holdings
Genres: History  Essays  Biographies  Methods (Music)  Classification  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliographies 
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Classifications: HM22.F8, 301
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The rules of sociological method by Émile Durkheim( Book )

492 editions published between 1895 and 2019 in 12 languages and held by 5,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1895, this book "represents Emile Durkheim's manifesto for sociology. He argues ... for the objective, scientific, and methodological underpinnings of sociology as a discipline and establishes guiding principles for future research"
The division of labor in society by Émile Durkheim( Book )

356 editions published between 1893 and 2019 in 9 languages and held by 4,762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"90785."Translation of De la division du travail social. Bibliographical footnotes
Suicide : a study in sociology by Émile Durkheim( Book )

181 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,066 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
Emile Durkheim : selected writings by Émile Durkheim( Book )

57 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,879 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
Sociology and philosophy by Émile Durkheim( Book )

210 editions published between 1824 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in English in 1953, this volume represents a collection of three essays written by seminal sociologist and philosopher 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 elementary forms of the religious life by Émile Durkheim( Book )

135 editions published between 1915 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this 1912 classic, a founder of modern sociology seeks the enduring source of human social identity. Émile Durkheim presents a remarkably accessible examination of animism, naturism, totemism, myth, and ritual. His intriguing views and ultimate conclusion -- that the source of religion and morality lies in collective consciousness, rather than in individual minds -- remains a topic of debate among sociologists, anthropologists, ethnographers, philosophers, and theologians. Durkheim edited L'Année Sociologique, the first journal of sociology, and was instrumental in establishing the field as a social science. With The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life, he explores totemism among Australia's Aborigines, offering the opportunity 'to yield an understanding of the religious nature of man, by showing us an essential and permanent aspect of humanity.' Durkheim's study focuses on the need and capacity of humans to relate to one another socially, with religion as the core of the moral universe. An excellent introduction to the influential sociologist's ideas, this book continues to speak to new generations about the intriguing origin and nature of religion and society" -- Back cover
Moral education; a study in the theory and application of the sociology of education by Emile Durkheim( Book )

138 editions published between 1925 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,094 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
On suicide by Émile Durkheim( Book )

286 editions published between 1897 and 2019 in 9 languages and held by 2,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Emile Durkheim's On Suicide (1897) was a groundbreaking book in the field of sociology. Traditionally, suicide was thought to be a matter of purely individual despair but Durkheim recognized that the phenomenon had a social dimension. He believed that if anything can explain how individuals relate to society, then it is suicide: Why does it happen? What goes wrong? Why do certain social, religious or racial groups have higher incidences of suicide than others? As Durkheim explored these questions he became convinced that abnormally high or low levels of social integration lead to an increased likelihood of suicide. On Suicide was the result of his extensive research. Divided into three parts - individual reasons for suicide, social forms of suicide and the relation of suicide to society as a whole - Durkheim's revelations have fascinated, challenged and informed readers for over a century."-- Back cover
Education and sociology by Émile Durkheim( Book )

176 editions published between 1914 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce volume rassemble quatre études exposant les idées maîtresses du sociologue sur la pédagogie française, marquées par la IIIe République mais présentant un intérêt toujours actuel, par les problèmes abordés et la manière de les résoudre
Professional ethics and civic morals by Émile Durkheim( Book )

77 editions published between 1900 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Émile Durkheim is one of the founding fathers of sociology and Professional Ethics and Civic Morals is one of his most neglected yet insightful works. Durkheim's view that the instability of industrial society was connected to the decline of religion and his characterization of the state as the ultimate moral force in society revealhis lifelong engagement with the relationship between the individual and society. In Professional Ethics and Civic Morals Durkheim poses a major question: given the negative social consequences of unfettered markets, which caused whathe termed 'anomie', how is the state to reconcile morality with the market? Durkheim argues that the answer is to be found in the evolution of a civil religion, in the form of professional codes and civic values, which would counteract the effects of individualism, just as guilds had regulated medieval economic life. Arguing that the state has a vital role to play in moral life and that morals are at bottom social facts - a controversial position which drew considerable criticism - Durkheim also argues that the state had a duty to protect the rights of the individual, via a form of cosmopolitan patriotism. Durkheim also articulates a highly original and critical interpretation of the rules around property and inheritance - aperspective which resonates with debates about inequality and the redistribution of wealth today. Included in this Routledge Classics edition is a new introduction by Bryan S. Turner, placing Durkheim in contemporary context and outlining the key tenets of Professional Ethics and Civic Morals
The evolution of educational thought : lectures on the formation and development of secondary education in France by EMILE DURKHEIM( Book )

91 editions published between 1938 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 1,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
Readings from Emile Durkheim by Emile Durkheim( )

40 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 1,639 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
Primitive classification by Émile Durkheim( Book )

54 editions published between 1063 and 2011 in English and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Emile Durkheim and Marcel Mauss maintain that society is the source of the very categories of human thought. First published in the Année Sociologique in 1903, this classic essay has been translated by Rodney Needham, who also provides a critical introduction."--Back cover
Durkheim's philosophy lectures : notes from the Lycée de Sens course, 1883-1884 by Émile Durkheim( )

24 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,353 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
Montesquieu and Rousseau : forerunners of sociology by EMILE DURKHEIM( Book )

32 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elementary forms of religious life by Émile Durkheim( Book )

41 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,167 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
Durkheim on religion : a selection of readings with bibliographies by Émile Durkheim( Book )

20 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Durkheim is universally recognised as one of the founding fathers of sociology with his work enabling sociology to be accepted as a discipline within the academic world. What is presented here is a selection of readings from Durkheim's work on religion, beginning with early reviews and proceeding with articles and extracts from books, presented in order of original publication. Also included are detailed bibliographies and abstracts together with contributions by such writers as Van Gennep, Goldenweiser and Stanner
Socialism and Saint-Simon (Le socialisme) by Émile Durkheim( Book )

39 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elementary forms of the religious life: a study in religious sociology by Durkheim Emile 1858-1917( Book )

33 editions published between 1912 and 2017 in English and held by 823 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 in 1960 in English and German and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Suicide : a study in sociology
The division of labor in societySuicide : a study in sociologyEmile Durkheim : selected writingsThe elementary forms of the religious lifeMoral education; a study in the theory and application of the sociology of educationOn suicideEducation and sociologyProfessional ethics and civic morals
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Aemilius Durkheim

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