By Susan Stedman Jones
Durkheim Reconsidered demanding situations the typical perspectives of Durkheim and gives a clean and much-needed reappraisal of his principles. Stedman Jones dismantles the interpretations of Durkheim that stay common in Anglo-American sociology after which examines afresh his significant works, putting them of their ancient and political context. She emphasizes Durkheim's debt to the socialist and republican considered his contemporaries - and particularly to Renouvier who, she argues, had a profound effect on Durkheim's approach.
This booklet might be acknowledged as a massive reinterpretation of the paintings of 1 of an important figures within the background of sociology and social proposal. it is going to be of significant curiosity to students and scholars in sociology, anthropology and comparable disciplines.
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