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September 23, 2016
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September 23, 2016

Topic: Durkheim
Order Description
Answer ONE of the following questions:

A) Analyse a famous case of suicide using Durkheim’s typology. What are the strengths and limitations of a sociological approach?

B) Drawing on Durkheim’s thought, what are some contemporary rituals and why are these important for modern societies?

C) For Durkheim, why does individualism lead to anomie? Can this condition be cured?

D) Using examples, discuss the difference between the sacred and the profane. How these boundaries are policed?

E) Using examples, how does Durkheim problematize anti-suicide policies?

Use 2-3 examples and explain how they link into today’s society. Use sociological references and terminology.

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