Durkheim's Mechanical and Organic Solidarity: what holds society together?

By Alt Shift X almost 4 years ago

A visual explanation and analysis of Émile Durkheim's contrast between mechanical and organic solidarity.

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Created with Toon Boom Studio 8.1 and a Wacom Intuos Pen Tablet.
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References:
Bottomore, T. 1981. A Marxist Consideration of Durkheim. Social Forces, 59(4), 902-917.
Durkheim, E. 1893. The Division of Labour in Society (trans. Halls, W. D.). New York: Free Press.
Henry, J. 2012. The Price of Offshore Revisted: New Estimates for Missing Global Private Wealth, Income, Inequality, and Lost Taxes. Press Release, Tax Justice Network.
James, P., and Szeman, I. 2010. Globalization and Culture, Vol. 3: Global-Local Consumption. London: Sage Publications.
Marx, K, and Engels, F. 1848. The Communist Manifesto (trans. Moore, S.). WikiSource.
Müller, H. 1994. Social Differentiation and Organic Solidarity: The "Division of Labor" Revisited. Sociological Forum, 9(1), 73-86.
Ortiz, Isabel, and Cummins. 2011. Global Inequality: Beyond the Bottom Billion. Unicef.
Pieterse, J. N. 2002. Global inequality: Bringing politics back in. Third World Quarterly, 23 (6).
Pope, W., and Johnson, B. 1983. Inside Organic Solidarity. American Sociological Review, 48(5), 681-692.

Additional references:
http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/tony-abbott-defends-his-daughter-frances-scholarship-20140522-38rr5.html
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-09-29/a-third-of-top-australian-companies-pay-less-than-10pc-tax/5775870
http://www.smh.com.au/technology/technology-news/meet-the-workers-dying-to-meet-your-ipad-2-demand-20110509-1ef68.html

Images (in order of appearance):
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Marx_old.jpg
http://www.venganza.org/images/wallpapers/th_WWFSMD2.jpg
"Hello Kitty Consumerism" image own work.
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Earth_Eastern_Hemisphere.jpg
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liberty_Leading_the_People
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Juliao14.JPG
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Feminist_Suffrage_Parade_in_New_York_City,_1912.jpeg
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Taiwan_Tongzhi_Hotline_Association_on_Taiwan_Pride_2005.JPG
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Royal_Irish_Rifles_ration_party_Somme_July_1916.jpg
No clear source for images of Durkheim and Weber.

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