{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

EMILE DURKHEIM - THE SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE EMILE...

Info icon This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
THE SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE EMILE DURKHEIM (1858-1917)—main professional goal was to get sociology recognized as a separate academic discipline--a major critic of Spencer, he believed that human behavior and, more importantly, human potential, is socially based, not biologically—the very fact that Durkheim worries about human potential sets him apart from Spencer--social facts are patterns which exist outside any one individual—social structure rather than individual attitudes—lived in a time of social turmoil and became preoccupied with social order and stability— industrialization and urbanization were important—The first European department of sociology was founded in 1895 at the University of Bordeaux by Durkheim The Division of Labor in Society (1893) claimed that pre-industrial societies held together because members shared strong traditions and beliefs—in industrial society, economic activity became the basis for the social bonding—almost a rosy glow, similar to Margaret Mead, who
Image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern