A Durkheimian Quest: Solidarity and the Sacred

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Durkheim, in his very role as a 'founding father' of a new social science, sociology, has become like a figure in an old religious painting, enshrouded in myth and encrusted in layers of thick, impenetrable varnish. This book undertakes detailed, up-to-date investigations of Durkheim's work in an effort to restore its freshness and reveal it as originally created. These investigations explore his particular ideas, within an overall narrative of his initial problematic search for solidarity, how it became a quest for the ...

A Durkheimian Quest: Solidarity and the Sacred 2012, Berghahn Books, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780857455499

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