Jean-Gabriel Tarde (March 12, – May 13, ), a French criminologist and Tarde codified his ideas in the “three laws of imitation”. The Laws of Imitation has 17 ratings and 3 reviews. Phillip said: Tarde belongs to that initial moment of the emergence of sociology as a science as such. Tarde makes a distinction between logical and extra-logical laws of imitation. The logical laws are to be discovered when- ever an invention is imitated solely.

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If one is constantly surrounded by deviant behavior, one is more likely to imitate that type thd behavior than any other, of which that person knows little. Contagion Theory in the Age of Networks.

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Books by Gabriel Tarde. The Science of Passionate Interests: Direct contact with deviance fosters more deviance. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity individual or corporate has a copyright on the body of the work. Tarde was aware of the need to back up his tzrde with data, and thus began the collection of information on different social phenomena—from crime rates, strikesand industrial production, to church attendance, voting, and similar social acts.

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The laws of imitation

We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant. Tarde believed that as society becomes denser, people will start to imitate each other more. Invention, according to Tarde, is the source of all garde.

Tarde, on the other hand, claimed that environment played a significant role in criminal behavior. Anh Vu marked it as to-read Apr 08, Travis marked it as to-read Jan 29, His concept of the group mind was later taken up and developed by Gustave Le Bon. Tardde was raised by his mother from the age of seven, when his father died.

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Rebecca added it Feb 17, Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Tarde took an interest in criminology and the psychological basis of criminal behavior while working as a magistrate in public service. There are two basic ways in which currents of imitation can interact, either through reinforcement or negation, via each imitation augmenting the efficacy of the other or through the diverse waves of imitation entering into conflict and generating finally the ascendancy of one or the other of the two waves.


Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The process is further amplified when the elite comes in touch with deviant subcultures through migrations and other forms of social mobility.

Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World. Tarde devised a theory of “imitation and suggestion,” through which he tried to explain criminal behavior. Tarde belongs to that initial moment of the emergence of sociology as a science as such.

Gabriel Tarde

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Showing of 2 reviews. Tarde directly challenged Durkheim in many papers.

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