I am looking for someone who specialise in Sociology and has also done extensive work on Emile Durkheim.
The assignment has to be 2000 words, Harvard referencing is essential and required and also there is no time limit in which the assignment has to be completed.
i am looking for a 2.1 so please follow the marking criteria and the recommended readings. other references can be added and this below is just a guideline.
The following criteria will be used in marking all Level 2 work:
70%+ Excellent (1st Class)
Shows a clear (or excellent) understanding, appreciation and use of a wide range of relevant reading.
Demonstrates an individual approach to the material.
Draws conclusions based on rational argument using an analytical and critical approach throughout.
Confident, well structured and planned presentation.
Clear and articulate style.
60-69% Good pass (2:1)
Demonstrates a clear understanding of the content.
Shows understanding, appreciation and use of relevant reading.
Presents discussion and conclusion supported by some critical analysis.
Well structured and planned presentation with clear and articulate style.
50-59% Clear pass (2:2)
Demonstrates an understanding of the main concepts.
Shows some understanding and use of relevant literature.
Presents conclusion showing limited use of critical analytical skills in the supporting discussion.
Well constructed work.
40-49% Pass (3rd)
Shows patchy understanding of the main concepts.
Demonstrates evidence of reading and understanding of some relevant literature.
Presents material descriptively with only limited use of critical analytical skills.
Demonstrates an attempt at coherent organisation.
Shows a limited understanding of the subject area.
Several aspects omitted or poorly covered.
May include irrelevant material.
Ideas and concepts poorly expressed and lacking critical analysis.
Organisation and presentation of material poor.
0-29% Clear fail
Shows little or no understanding of the subject area.
Many aspects omitted or poorly covered.
May include irrelevant material.
Ideas and concepts very poorly expressed with no analysis.
Organisation and presentation of material very poor.
No evidence of reading.
Please note that you must avoid plagiarism when writing essays and exams. Plagiarism is serious academic malpractice, and it is important that you understand the University’s rules on plagiarism. If you have any issues about referencing properly, please seek advice.
Craib, Ian 1997 Classical Social Theory: An Introduction to the Thoughts of Marx, Weber, Durkheim, and Simmel New York: Oxford University Press, ch.3 & 7
Durkheim, Emile The Division of Labour in Society in Calhoun et al 2002 Classical Sociological Theory Malden MA, Oxford UK and Carlton, Victoria Australia: Blackwell, pp. 128-140
Durkheim, Emile The Elementary Forms of Religious Life, in Calhoun et al 2002 Classical Sociological Theory Malden MA, Oxford UK and Carlton, Victoria Australia: Blackwell, pp.150-161.
Hornby, Anne B. Surfing the Net for Community: A Durkheimian Analysis of Electronic Gatherings in Kivisto, Peter ed. Illuminating Social Life Second Edition: Classical and Contemporary Theory Revisited Thousand Oaks, London, New Delhi: Pine Forge, pp 73 -117.
Additional readings can be found in:
Anderson, H. & Bo Kasperson, L. (eds) 2000, Classical and Modern Social Theory, Oxford, Blackwell
Calhoun, Craig, Gerteis, Joseph, Moody, James, Pfaff, Steven, Schmitd, Kathryn and Virk, Indermohan 2001 Classical Sociological Theory Oxford, Malden MA and Carlton, Victoria Australia: Blackwell Publisher.
Hall, S. & Gieben, B, 1992, Formations of Modernity, Cambridge
Harrington, Austin (ed) 2006 Modern Social Theory: An Introduction Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press
Hughes, J., et al, 1995 Understanding Classical Sociology, London: Sage
Kivisto, Peter ed 2001 Illuminating Social Life (Second Edition) Classical and Contemporary Theory Revisited London: Sage, Thousand Oaks CA: Pine Forge Press, New Delhi: Sage.
McIntosh, I., 1997 Classical Social Theory: A Reader, Edinburgh University Press
Tucker, K. H., 2002 Classical Social Theory: A Contemporary Approach Oxford, Blackwell.