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Through a collection of lectures, Everett K. Wilson translates and comments on Emile Durkheim’s theories and application of the sociology of education.

A transcription of eighteen lectures given by Emile Durkheim on evaluating school as an appropriate setting for moral education.

A pioneer in of sociology, Durkheim explains the first elements of fostering morality as the development of a sense of discipline, following by a willingness to behave in accordance with collective interest and a sense of autonomy.

About The Author

Emile Durkheim (1858–1917) was a French sociologist who formally established the academic discipline and, with Karl Marx and Max Weber, is commonly cited as the principal architect of modern social science.

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  • Publisher: Free Press (October 1, 1973)
  • Length: 320 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780029083208

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