Emile Durkheim’s Contributions: Theories, Explanations, Examples

The purpose of this article is to provide a brief overview of some of the major theoretical contributions of French classical sociologist Émile Durkheim. The concepts discussed in the article are: solidarity and its different forms; the importance of sociology; crime in society; religion; and sacred and profane. Introduction: The famous French sociologist Émile Durkheim … Read more

Elementary forms of Religious Life by Durkheim

Elementary forms of religious life: The general meaning of the term religion is understood as the belief, faith, rituals and traditions followed by an individual or individuals pertaining to a group or community. In the present modern society, there are many major religions working along with the complexities of social structures that define and project … Read more