8 - According to Durkheim modern society is more united based on their division of labor Criminal laws contract and civil laws expand 1 Low vs high

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According to Durkheim, modern society is more united based on their  division of labor.  Criminal laws contract and civil laws expand.  1. Low vs. high division of labor 2. Simple vs. complex 3. Strong vs. weak cc  4. Mechanical vs. organic solidarity 5. Criminal/repressive vs. criminal laws contract and civil laws expand,  restitutory.  a. O.J. Simpson – had two different trials: criminal and civil. The  sanctions in civil trials are lower. Civil trials – the family of his wife sued  O.J. Simpson for damages. Some of the damages can be punitive  damages. Most damages are to be paid to restore the relationship.  Restitutory is very important to society because in modern society we  are all doing different things but we are all connected in various ways.  A good deal of laws has to coordinate in correspondence to the  relationships between people. 6. Public, horizontal punishment vs. nonpublic, vertical punishment  Secularization Thesis:  Religion: belief in some supernatural entity. 
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This note was uploaded on 08/31/2009 for the course SOC 379M taught by Professor Ariadut during the Spring '09 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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8 - According to Durkheim modern society is more united based on their division of labor Criminal laws contract and civil laws expand 1 Low vs high

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