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Durkheims Suicide: A Century of Research and Debate W S F Pickering

Durkheims Suicide: A Century of Research and Debate

W S F Pickering

Published August 24th 2000
ISBN : 9781138007307
Paperback
224 pages
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Durkeims book on suicide, first published in 1897, is widely regarded as a classic text, and is essential reading for any student of Durkheims thought and sociological method. This book examines the continuing importance of Durkheims methodology.MoreDurkeims book on suicide, first published in 1897, is widely regarded as a classic text, and is essential reading for any student of Durkheims thought and sociological method. This book examines the continuing importance of Durkheims 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 Durkheims thought and to the sociologist looking for a fresh methodological perspective.