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Before beginning the search for the method appropriate to the study of social facts it is important to know what are the facts termed ‘social’.

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© 1982 Macmillan Publishers Limited

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Durkheim, E. (1982). What is a Social Fact?. In: Lukes, S. (eds) The Rules of Sociological Method. Contemporary Social Theory. Palgrave, London.

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