Durkheim's Suicide by W.S.F. Pickering
A Century of Research and Debate (Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought)

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Durkeim's book on suicide, first published in 1897, is widely regarded as a classic text, and is essential reading for any student of Durkheim's thought and sociological method. This book examines the continuing importance of Durkheim's methodology. The wide-ranging chapters cover such issues as the use of statistics, explanation of suicide, anomie and religion and the morality of suicide. It will be of vital interest to any serious scholar of Durkheim's thought and to the sociologist looking for a fresh methodological perspective.

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Pickering is at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. Walford-University of Oxford, UK
Published September 26, 2002 by Routledge. 224 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences, Self Help, Science & Math, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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