Émile Durkheim Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)


Alpert, Harry. Emile Durkheim and His Sociology. New York: Columbia University Press, 1939, 233 p.

Discusses Durkheim's conception of sociology as a "natural, objective, specific, yet synthetic, collective, independent and unitary science of social facts."

Beach, Walter Greenwood. "Attempts at Psychological Social Interpretation: Tarde and Durkheim." In his The Growth of Social Thought, pp. 175-81. 1939. Reprint. Port Washington, N. Y.: Kennikat Press, 1967.

Study of Durkheim's contribution to the development of social thought, comparing and contrasting his ideas about group behavior and social psychology with those...

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