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By Marcel Stoetzler

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Modern antisemitism and the trendy self-discipline of sociology not just emerged within the similar interval, but—antagonism and hostility among the 2 discourses notwithstanding—also overlapped and complemented one another. Sociology emerged in a society the place modernization used to be usually perceived as destroying cohesion and “social cohesion.” Antisemitism was once likewise a reaction to the trendy age, supplying in its vilifications of “the Jew” an evidence of society’s deficiencies and crises.
Antisemitism and the structure of Sociology is a set of essays delivering a comparative research of contemporary antisemitism and the increase of sociology. This quantity addresses 3 key parts: the powerful impression of writers of Jewish history and the emerging tide of antisemitism at the formation of sociology; the function of antisemitism within the old improvement of sociology via its remedy via major figures within the box, comparable to Emile Durkheim, Talcott Parsons, and Theodor W. Adorno; and the discipline’s improvement within the aftermath of the Nazi Holocaust. jointly the essays supply a clean viewpoint at the historical past of sociology and the position that antisemitism, Jews, fascism, and the Holocaust performed in shaping sleek social theory.

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14. Ranulf, “Scholarly Forerunners of Fascism,” 22. 15. Ranulf, “Scholarly Forerunners of Fascism,” 26. 16. Ranulf, “Scholarly Forerunners of Fascism,” 31. 17. Some readers will object that Durkheim’s corporations are not the corporations proposed by the fascists—that Durkheim intended a different meaning—and that Weber did not exactly dream of Hitler as his charismatic leader; it will be objected that the meaning of ideas depends on context, that is, that the same idea means something different in different contexts.

New York: New Press, 1995. Wernick, Andrew. Auguste Comte and the Religion of Humanity: The Post-Theistic Program of French Social Theory. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. , ed. Juden in der Soziologie. Konstanz: Hartung Gorre Verlag, 1989. Wilson, Stephen. Ideology and Experience: Antisemitism in France at the Time of the Dreyfus Affair. Rutherford NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1982. Zumbini, Massimo Ferrari. Die Wurzeln des Bösen, Gründerjahre des Antisemitismus: Von der Bismarckzeit zu Hitler.

This chapter investigates the relationship between European sociology and nineteenth-century European antisemitism through a case study of one sociologist, Émile Durkheim, in a single country, France. The importance of Durkheim to the emergence of European sociology and the importance of France to the history of European antisemitism make them 46 Goldberg well suited for this investigation. The interplay between Durkheim’s sociology and French antisemitism was sometimes explicit, as in the remarks that Durkheim published about antisemitism during the Dreyfus affair,3 but it was more often implicit, requiring careful exegesis to reconstruct it.

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