Ritcally examine Durkheims account of the relationship between law,social solidarity and morality.

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Emile Durkheim

Cotterrell, R. (1977)  Durkheim on Legal Development and Social Solidarity British Journal of
Law and Society, 4: 41.
Cotterrell, R. (1991)  The Durkheimian Tradition in the Sociology of Law Law and Society
Review, 25: 923
Cotterrell, R. (2003) The Sociology of Law, chapter 3
Durkheim, E. (1973)  Two Laws of Penal Evolution , Economy and Society, 2: 285
Durkheim, E. (1984) The Division of Labour in Society (Free Press)
Hunt, A. (1978) The Sociological Movement in Law, chapter 4.
Lukes, S. and Scull, A. (1983) Durkheim and the Law (Blackwell)
Pearce, F. (1989) The Radical Durkheim (Routledge)
Roach Anleu, S. (2003) Law and Social Change, chapter 2