Simon and Schuster, May 11, 2010 - Social Science - 416 pages
A classic book about the phenomenon of suicide and its social causes written by one of the world’s most influential sociologists.
Emile Durkheim’s Suicide addresses the phenomenon of suicide and its social causes. Written by one of the world’s most influential sociologists, this classic argues that suicide primarily results from a lack of integration of the individual into society. Suicide provides readers with an understanding of the impetus for suicide and its psychological impact on the victim, family, and society.
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Review: On Suicide: A Study in SociologyUser Review - Siri - Goodreads
Im 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 feel ... Read full review
Review: On Suicide: A Study in SociologyUser Review - Eugene O'Neal - Goodreads
The father of modern sociology. This was a GREAT book. Read full review
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Suicide and Cosmic factors
How to Determine Social Causes and Social Types
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Individual Forms of the Different Types of Suicide
The Social Element of Suicide
Relations of Suicide with Other Social Phenomena