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Durkheim's Suicide: A Century of Research and Debate by W.S.F. Pickering, Geoffrey Walford

By W.S.F. Pickering, Geoffrey Walford

Durkeim's publication on suicide, first released in 1897, is commonly considered as a vintage textual content, and is vital analyzing for any pupil of Durkheim's notion and sociological process. This e-book examines the ongoing value of Durkheim's technique. The wide-ranging chapters disguise such concerns because the use of facts, rationalization of suicide, anomie and faith and the morality of suicide. it is going to be of important curiosity to any critical pupil of Durkheim's proposal and to the sociologist searching for a clean methodological viewpoint.

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M. (1995) Durkheim: l’avènement de la sociologie scientifique, Toulouse: Presses Universitaires de Mirail. Borlandi, M. and Mucchielli, L. (1995) La Sociologie et sa méthode. Les Règies de Durkheim un siècle après, Paris; L’Harmattan. Cherkaoui, M. -H. Cuin, Durkheim d’un siècle a l’autre, Paris: Presses Universitaires de France. -H. (1997) Durkheim d’un siècle a l’autre, Paris: Presses Universitaires de France. Douglas, J. (1967) The Social Meanings of Suicide, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

The implication for methodology is that sociology should not assume that by following the natural logic of action it is following a privileged linear causal chain. Importantly, the presupposition that sociology can work from the external features of a given social fact directly to its internal cause is thrown into doubt. One could say, however, that the delayed explanation of the full complexity of the suicide act—the devastating thesis that the mode of committing the act is foreign to the nature of suicide itself—leads to the greatest surprise of all, the greatest ruse of Suicide, that he did not use his method in reverse.

Wacquant, L. Bottomore (eds) Twentieth Century Social Thought, Oxford: Blackwell. 21 3 THE DECONSTRUCTION OF SOCIAL ACTION The ‘reversal’ of Durkheimian methodology from The Rules to Suicide Mike Gane Nous pouvons arriver à notre but par une autre voie. Il suffira de renverser l’ordre de nos recherches. (Durkheim 1897a:141) As Steven Lukes has pointed out, Durkheim claims that in studying suicide he made a contribution to sociological methodology (Lukes 1973:192). e. 1951a:37). 1982a:59). This definition in its simplicity does not prepare us for the complexity we encounter in the study of suicide.

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