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1) Durkheim, Emile. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Along with Max Weber he is considered one of the chief founders of modern sociology. Educated in France and Germany, Durkheim taught social science at the Univ. of...

2) Mauss, Marcel. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French sociologist and anthropologist. Nephew of eminant sociologist Emile Durkheim, Mauss graduated from the Univ. of Bordeaux and the Ecole Pratique des Hautes...

3) anomie. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Introduced into sociology by Emile Durkheim in his study Suicide (1897), anomie also refers to the psychological condition-of rootlessness, futility, anxiety, and...

4) functionalism, in anthropology and sociology. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French sociologist Emile Durkheim in the late 19th cent., a reaction against the evolutionary speculations of such theorists as E. B. Tylor. Durkheim sought to comprehend...

5) norm. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Examples of norms include standards of right and wrong, beauty and ugliness, and truth and falsehood. Several fields of philosophy, especially ethics, aesthetics,...

6) animism. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...British anthropologist Sir Edward Burnett Tylor argued in Primitive Culture (1871) that this belief was the most primitive and essential form of religion, and that...

7) totem. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The totem-or rather, the spirit it embodies-represents the bond of unity within a tribe, a clan, or some similar group. Generally, the members of the group believe...

8) sociology. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sociologists study such areas as bureaucracy, community, deviant behavior, family, public opinion, social change, social mobility, social stratification, and such...

9) Saint-Simon, Claude Henri de Rouvroy, comte de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French social philosopher; grand nephew of Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon. While still a young man, he served in the American Revolution as a volunteer on the...

10) division of labor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Division of labor is closely tied with the standardization of production, the introduction and perfection of machinery, and the development of large-scale industry....

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