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Durkheim, Émile

Line breaks: Émile Durk|heim
Pronunciation: /ˈdəːkhʌɪm
 
, dyʀkɛm/

Definition of Durkheim, Émile in English:

( 1858–1917), French sociologist, one of the founders of modern sociology. He became the first professor of sociology at the Sorbonne (1913). Notable works: The Division of Labour in Society (1893) and Suicide (1897).

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