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On Suicide

Emile Durkheim

Emile Durkheim's On Suicide (1897) was a groundbreaking book in the field of sociology. Traditionally, suicide was thought to be a matter of purely individual despair but Durkheim recognized that the phenomenon had a social dimension. He believed that if anything can explain how individuals relate to society, then it is suicide: Why does it happen?...
Publish Date
2007
June 26
First Published in 1897
Goodreads rating
3.81
ISBN
9780140449679
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