Durkeim's book on suicide, first published in 1897, is widely regarded as a classic text, and is essential reading for any student of Durkheim's thought and sociological method. This book examines the continuing importance of Durkheim's methodology. The wide-ranging chapters cover such issues as the use of statistics, explanation of suicide, anomie and religion and the morality of suicide. It will be of vital interest to any serious scholar of Durkheim's thought and to the sociologist looking for a fresh methodological perspective.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 498 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 22 mm
"One of the more important contributions of the volume is found in its attempts to bring Le Suicide into the modern context... the discussions are useful and informative. ...The book provides an opportunity to consider some of the less common paths of inquiry and discussion."
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