Suicide: a study in sociology

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Simon & Schuster, 1951 - Psychology - 405 pages
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One of Durkheim's most important works, serving as a model in social theory.

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Review: On Suicide: A Study in Sociology

User Review  - Siri - Goodreads

I´m amazed that anyone can fit that much insight into a hundred pages. Durkheim has a way of looking at our society, and describing its functions, that is unique and familiar at the same time. You ... Read full review

Review: On Suicide: A Study in Sociology

User Review  - Brendan - Goodreads

I'll have to say I never really understood the term social science until I read this book. Durkheim is often enough called the father of sociology and this book, published early in the 20th century ... Read full review

Contents

Editors Preface
9
Preface
32
Introduction
41
Copyright

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About the author (1951)

Emile Durkheim (1858-1917) founded the French school of sociology. In 1893 he created the "Annee Sociologique, " which he edited until 1913, and he wrote seminal texts including "The Division of Labor in Society, Suicide, " and "The Rules of Sociological Method.

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