Emile Durkheim: Sociologist of Modernity

Emile Durkheim: Sociologist of Modernity

Editor(s): Mustafa Emirbayer, Ira J. Cohen

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

Print ISBN: 9780631219903

Online ISBN: 9780470756133

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756133

About this Book

This comprehensive volume ranges across the entire spectrum of contemporary sociological inquiry, as seen by Durkheim. It also includes secondary readings by social thinkers of today, connecting the classic writings of Durkheim to contemporary issues.

  • Organizes Durkheim's writings thematically, in a comprehensive collection
  • Includes selections from Durkheim's best-known writings as well as less widely-known texts that explore the themes of modern sociology
  • Contains secondary readings by key contemporary social thinkers today
  • Connects the classic writings of Durkheim to contemporary issues
  • Includes a substantial editorial introduction by a leading Durkheim scholar

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Sociological Methodology

  2. Part II: A Topography of Modernity

  3. Part III: The Institutional Order of Modern Societies

  4. Part IV: Morality and Modernity

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