Pfaff, and I. Some of these classical sociological thinkers expressed their own ideas of division of labor, such as Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and Emile Durkheim. How to cite this page Choose cite format:. According to Durkheim, penal or repressive law is associated with mechanical solidarity Durkheim, 36, 61, 92whereas restitutory law is linked to organic solidarity ibd.
The division of labor is more establish through a mutual economic interdependence. The Encyclopedia of Sociology helps explore the many different ways division of labor can be defined, and recognizes that all major sociologists considered this topic to be fundamental in understanding modern society, and how it has came to be.
Strikes, protests, riots, and even commercial crises and depressions are examples of downsides of labor division in the modern society.
At work, people, are performing different tasks by using different skills and abilities, individuals becoming, finaly, to appreciate and value different things than one another. The sociologist argues otherwise. Firstly, Durkheim is not concerned about the negative effects of the dependencies created by the division of labour.