Emile Durkheim

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Noun1.Emile Durkheim - French sociologist and first professor of sociology at the Sorbonne (1858-1917)
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In the conceptual map of French sociologist Emile Durkheim, suicide bombings would fall in the category of altruistic suicidal actions -- distinct from other types of suicidal actions caused by personal catastrophes, hopelessness and psychopathologies that lead people to believe life is not worth living.
In general, affinities with Max Weber, Emile Durkheim, and, less obviously, Parsons, are traceable throughout the book.
While the author rejects the "cultural turn," he employs tools of sociology and scientific-theoretical logic, above all, theories of cultural modernization and cultural sociology as outlined in the work of Emile Durkheim.
Patterson interprets the contribution of Marx, along with the writings of Emile Durkheim, Karl Kautsky and Herbert Spencer, to the development of Childe's thought.
In the section titled "Opening Frameworks," four of the great classics are presented--extracts from the intellectualist nineteenth century anthropologist Edward Tylor; from the two early twentieth century sociologists who have contributed most to anthropology, Emile Durkheim and Max Weber; and from Geertz.
Subject matter is discussed in the context of extensive quotations from classic authorities such as Emile Durkheim, Isaac Klein, Cecil Roth, Marshall Sklare and others.
Newton reflects on the theoretical intersection between suicide and revolution, playing off the ideas of Emile Durkheim and Herbert Hendin.
The phenomenon of the nomadic artist thus converges with one of the diagnoses of contemporary ethnology, for which the accelerated diminution, indeed disappearance, of exoticism beneath the effects of increasingly intense globalization, together with the failure of the "culturalist" anthropology that endeavored, after Emile Durkheim and Marcel Mauss, to circumscribe a "total social fact" and define something in fixed terms as "belonging" to a particular culture, forces one to recognize that the social begins fully with the individual, an "other" who, whether "close" or "distant," comes under the same anthropological gaze.
In a publisher's series called The Sociology of Music, one expects to find some incorporation of sociology, some reference, perhaps, to Jurgen Habermas or Michel Foucault, some indebtedness to Emile Durkheim or Max Weber.
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The initiative was named in honor of Emile Durkheim, a pioneering sociologist whose 1897 publication of "Suicide" defined early text analysis for suicide risk and provided important theoretical explanations.
of North Carolina-Greensboro) begins with the classical thinkers: Herbert Spencer, Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim, and Max Weber.