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Durkheim

?mile . 1858--1917, French sociologist, whose pioneering works include De la Division du travail social (1893)
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The idea of value neutrality was hotly contested by social thinkers throughout the 1920s and 1930s with Talcott Parsons (1937) championing the positions of both Durkheim and Weber against the idea.
We begin our brief assessment of Moore's thirty-five years of scholarship with her insight into Durkheim for what it reveals about her as much as it does about him.
Durkheim had asked people to picture a tall and handsome prince riding through the countryside on a beautiful horse, wearing his finest and looking for a lovely maiden.
I quoted extensively from Durkheim to document his model of binding social classifications, and his account of the 'internal relationships', such as kinship systems, which are the basis for the elementary categories of religious life (p172).
Durkheim analyzes the necessity of developing two types of psychology (individual and social) and, respectively, the opportunity of a clear-cut distinction between two types (individual and collective) of representations.
In addition to numerous scholarly articles on Durkheim and his era, Fournier has published two works on Marcel Mauss, Durkheim's nephew and one of his closest disciples.
Durkheim and the Internet: Sociolinguistics and the Sociological Imagination