Radical Sociology of Durkheim and Mauss
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In this outstanding collection, Mike Gane brings together a selection of key articles on Durkheim and Mauss showing their points of convergence and divergence. Included here are Mauss's 'A sociological assessment of Bolshevism 1924-5' and his 'Letters on Communism, Fascism and Nazism'. This is an engrossing book not only for scholars and students of Durkheim and Mauss but for anyone interested in radical social theory.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements, 1. Introduction: Emile Durkheim, Marcel Mauss and the Sociological Project Mike Gane 2. Durkheim's `Two Laws of Penal Evolution' T.A. Jones and A. Scull 3. Two Laws of Penal Evolution Emile Durkheim 4. Review Article Emile Durkheim 5. Durkheim: the Sacred Language MIke Gane 6. Durkheim: Woman as Outsider Mike Gane 7. Institutional Socialism and the Sociological Critique of Communism Mike Gane 8. A Sociological Assessment of Bolshevism Marcel Mauss Appendix, Translator's Notes B. Brewster