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Emile Durkheim: His Life and Work: A Historical and Critical Study
This study of Durkheim seeks to help the reader to achieve a historical understanding of his ideas and to form critical judgments about their value. To some extent these tow aims are contradictory. On the one hand, one seeks to understand: what did Durkheim really mean, how did he see the world, how did his ideas related to one another and how did they develop, how did the ...more
Paperback, 676 pages
Published August 1st 1985 by Stanford University Press
(first published June 1st 1973)
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Steven Michael Lukes is a political and social theorist. Currently he is a professor of politics and sociology at New York University. He was formerly a professor at the University of Siena, the European University Institute (Florence) and the London School of Economics.More about Steven Lukes