Synonyms for émile_durkheim or Related words with émile_durkheim
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proposed emotional stages of social sharing:
Also important were the contributions of French philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712–1778) and French sociologist
was the first to explore stigma as a social phenomenon in 1895. He wrote:
saw the symbolic boundary between sacred and profane as the most profound of all social facts, and the one from which lesser symbolic boundaries were derived.
This concept had already been extensively formulated by the French sociologist
in 1912, Scholars such as Jack Goody gave evidence that it may not be universal.
Charles Fossey (29 July 1869 – 27 November 1946) was a French assyriologist. In education he was a follower and colleague of
The founder of a French school of sociology,
, examined totemism from a sociological and theological point of view, attempting to discover a pure religion in very ancient forms and claimed to see the origin of religion in totemism.
wrote of collective beliefs and proposed that they, like all 'social facts', 'inhered in' social groups as opposed to individual persons. Durkheim's discussion of collective belief, though suggestive, is relatively obscure.
Halbwachs also wrote an important book on suicide, "Les Causes du suicide", 1930 ("The Causes of Suicide"). In this book he followed the footsteps of his mentor
, expanding and elaborating upon the former's theories on suicide.
Although originally influenced by
, the modern journal is based on accuracy and researthe history of the social sciences. Originally publishing in French only, the journal now also publishes translations from French and articles written in English.
In sociology, "mechanical solidarity" and "organic solidarity" refer to the concepts of solidarity as developed by
. They are used in the context of differentiating between mechanical and organic societies.
Profanum is the Latin word for "profane". The distinction between the sacred and the profane was considered by
to be central to the social reality of human religion.
This concept comes from the field of sociology, but prior to that, stems from writings by Hegel (1821) on civic society. This comes also from the functionalist writings of
and Herbert Spencer (Hindman, 1999).
Sociology has also used institutional analysis since its inception to study how social institutions such as the laws or the family evolve over time. The foundational author of this approach is
, also founder of sociology as a discipline.
states that gods represent an extension of human social life to include supernatural beings. According to Matt Rossano, God concepts may be a means of enforcing morality and building more cooperative community groups.
The theoretical origins of this idea lie with
and Ferdinand Tönnies. In the work of both researchers, one can see a division into two types of social integration, corresponding to two historical phases:
The Cartesian Other was also used by Sigmund Freud, who saw the superego as an abstract regulatory force, and
who viewed this as a psychologically manifested entity which represented God in society at large.
The word "religion" is sometimes used interchangeably with "faith" or "set of duties"; however, in the words of
, religion differs from private belief in that it is "something eminently social".
derives exogamy from totemism. He said that a people had religious respect for the blood of a totemic clan, for the clan totem is a god and present is especially in the blood, a sacred substance.
He has been described as "the classic to Bronisław Malinowski's romantic". Radcliffe-Brown brought French sociology (namely
) to British anthropology, constructing a rigorous battery of concepts to frame ethnography.
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