Lecture 6. Emile Durkheim (1858-1917)


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The proliferation of industrial machinery, growth of cities, growing power of America and Asia and the implications of mass, secular, society.

Emile Durkheim, Suicide (1897; 1952), esp. book 2.
Emile Durkheim, The Rules of Sociological Method (1895: 1938)
E.E.Evans-Pritchard, Theories of Primitive Religion (1965), ch.3
Steven Lukes, Emile Durkheim. His Life and Work (1973)
Frank Parkin, Durkheim (1992) a short book


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