Durkheim's Ghosts: Cultural Logics and Social Things
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Durkheim's Ghosts: Cultural Logics and Social Things

4.25 of 5 stars 4.25  ·  rating details  ·  4 ratings  ·  0 reviews
From Saussure and Levi-Strauss to Foucault, Bourdieu and Derrida, current criticism of modern politics and culture owe an important, if unacknowledged, debt to Emile Durkheim. These engaging and innovative essays by Charles Lemert bring together his writings on the contributions of French social theory past and present. Rather than merely interpret the theories, Lemert use...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published November 1st 2005 by Cambridge University Press
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Durkheim's Ghosts, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Durkheim's Ghosts

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-16 of 16)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Jeff
Jeff marked it as to-read
Jul 22, 2014
Michael
Michael marked it as to-read
Jul 18, 2014
M Kemal
M Kemal marked it as to-read
Mar 24, 2014
abcdefg
abcdefg marked it as to-read
Feb 04, 2014
Casey Robertson
Casey Robertson is currently reading it
Jan 21, 2014
Tuğçe Kayıtmaz
Tuğçe Kayıtmaz marked it as to-read
Sep 25, 2013
Alasdair
Alasdair marked it as to-read
May 19, 2013
Rebekka MacFarlane
Rebekka MacFarlane marked it as to-read
Nov 17, 2012
Ryan
Ryan marked it as to-read
Aug 13, 2012
Travis Ammons
Travis Ammons marked it as to-read
May 27, 2012
Rich
Rich marked it as to-read
Apr 28, 2012
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Charles Lemert (born 1937) is an American born social theorist and sociologist. Charles Lemert is University Professor and John C Andrus Professor of Social Theory Emeritus at Wesleyan University and Senior Fellow of the Center for Comparative Research at Yale University. He is the author and editor of many books.
More about Charles Lemert...
Social Things: An Introduction to the Sociological Life Social Theory: The Multicultural And Classic Readings Post Modernism Is Not What You Think Thinking the Unthinkable: The Riddles of Classical Social Theories Why Niebuhr Matters

Share This Book