Running Head: SOCIOLOGICAL THEORIES
According to Durkheim, Turner, & Brookfield (1957), Sociology is a social science
which focuses on studying the social society, it’s social interactions, it’s social relationships and
more so its social culture in a bid to understand the social structure and have a vast and clear
understanding of pushing and contribution factors to specific and outstanding social behaviors
portrayed by different individuals in a social society. Sociologists use specific and unique
research methods on social behavior and characteristics in order to have a clear understanding of
the social societies (Durkheim, Turner, & Brookfield, 1957). Notably, sociologist like Emile
Durkheim, Max Weber, Karl Marx, and W. E. B. Du Bois used and used the above stated
distinctive research methods in their research in order to settle to effective sociological theories
that were effective and applicable in their current societies.
More so, the above-mentioned sociologist's idiosyncratic research procedures used
notable and outstanding methods such as the empirical investigation of the social cultures at the
study, analyzing the cultures and social groups critically in a bid to get a clear and specific
understanding of the social societies in study and research. Besides, other sociologists primarily
focused on social processes, specifically having their focus on the theoretical explanation of the
David Emile Durkheim was a French-born sociologist born on fifteenth April 1858.
Being the first professor of sociology in France, Emile Durkheim focused on how societies in
France could keep up being integral and keep up their reputation in relation to social integrity
and lucidity (Durkheim, 1972). More so, Emile Durkheim in his research on social society, he
researched and wrote of education, law, and religion in a society.
Moreover, Emile Durkheim was apprehensive of ins...