Durkheim

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  • Durkheim.E.
    • Anomie
      • where the social controls and constraints in society fail to control the individual allowing them to commit crime
    • Suicide
      • social phenomenon
      • altruistic, anomic, egoistic and fatalistic suicide
      • regulation and integration
    • Social Solidarity
      • mechanical and organic
      • mechanical societies, more primitive, social norms enforced through retributive means, lower crime
      • Organic solidarity, modern society, higher crime rate, regulating interactions and controlling individuals
    • Evaluation
      • the role of power or wealth
      • how does he prove that a conscience collective exists empirically
      • does not explain the motives of the offender
      • does not explain all crime
    • Crime is natural and good for society

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