The Social Thought of Emile Durkheim

by Alexander T. Riley

Series: Social Thinkers Series

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  • 1483310868
  • 9781452202631
  • 9781483310862
  • 9781483321295

This new volume of the SAGE Social Thinkers series provides a concise introduction to the work, life, and influences of Émile Durkheim, one of the informal “holy trinity” of sociology’s founding thinkers, along with Weber and Marx. The author shows that Durkheim’s perspective is arguably the most properly sociological of the three. He thought through the nature of society, culture, and the complex relationship of the individual to the collective in a manner more concentrated and thorough than any of his contemporaries during the period when sociology was emerging as a discipline.


  • SAGE Publications; February 2014
  • ISBN: 9781483310862
  • Edition: 1
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  • Title: The Social Thought of Emile Durkheim
  • Series: Social Thinkers Series
  • Author: Alexander T. Riley
  • Imprint: SAGE Publications, Inc
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 1483310868
  • 9781452202631
  • 9781483310862
  • 9781483321295
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 1483310868
  • 9781452202631
  • 9781483310862
  • 9781483321295