soc168resp2 - Nandaputra Harsono 860475310 5.18.07 J....

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Nandaputra Harsono 860475310 5 .18.07 J . Simmers Critical Response #2 In Durkheim’s theory about suicide, he states that no living being can be happy or even exist unless his needs are sufficiently proportioned . In other words, if a person’s life is barely making the necessary amounts he will be suffering and possibly commit suicide . There are four main types of suicide as proposed by Durkheim; egoistic, altruistic, anomic, and fatalistic . In Durkheim’s division of labor, he explains how the divisions of labor characteristic of modern societies affect individuals as well as society as a whole . He speaks of two types of solidarity, mechanical; the totality of beliefs and sentiments common to average citizens of the same society, and organic; when each person is interdependent with others . In Durkheim’s theory concerning religion, he sought to explain the way the moral realm worked by focusing on religion . Durkheim believes that religion is a system of symbols and rituals about the sacred that is practiced commonly by believers
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course SOC 168 taught by Professor Lio during the Spring '07 term at UC Riverside.

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