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Durkheim, Émile

Pronunciation: /ˈdərkˌhīm/
(1858–1917), French sociologist; one of the founders of modern sociology. In 1913, he became the first professor of sociology at the Sorbonne. Notable works: The Division of Labor in Society (1893) and Suicide (1897).

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Syllabification: Durk·heim, Émile

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