Download e-book for iPad: Durkheim is Dead!: Sherlock Holmes is Introduced to Social by Arthur Asa Berger

By Arthur Asa Berger

during this sociology textbook/mystery novel, scholars can subscribe to Sherlock Holmes and Watson as they find a new sector ripe for acrimony and intrigue: social idea. In 1910, the main fashionable social theorists on this planet assemble in London for a convention at the new technology of sociology. issues quickly crumble, notwithstanding, as a struggle breaks out, a jewel is stolen, and well-known sociologist Emile Durkheim disappears. As Sherlock Holmes and Watson examine, it seems that social concept won't in simple terms clarify actions—in this example, it can be the reason for them. So Holmes and Watson examine social concept itself, studying at once from these growing it: W.E.B. Du Bois, Sigmund Freud, Vladimir Lenin, Beatrice Webb, Georg Simmel, Emile Durkheim, and Max Weber. The theories, lives, and passions of every sociologist are published as Holmes and Watson study first-hand simply how influential social concept can be.

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