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David Emile Durkheim was a French sociologist born April 15

David Emile Durkheim was a French sociologist born April 15, 1858 and passed away November 15, 1917. He concerned himself with social integration in societies and how they cope with modernity. One of Durkheim’s major works was Suicide (1897), he did a detailed study that changed the way society viewed suicide. Suicide was only seen as a sick, twisted act done by a disturbed individual. Durkheim discovered that there was a link between social factors and suicide, he found that social relationships had a deep impact on an individual’s suicidal thoughts and tendencies. Social integration is the range of societies bound by social networks. Social facts cause an individual’s choice in suicide but which social facts are related to what type of suicide and is Durkheim’s findings outdated?