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This text suggests coming back on the context of the republishing, in 1949, of L’Année sociologique and examining through its characteristics and its articles the role that it was able to play in the refoundation of the discipline after the Second World War. Joining the continuity of the journal created by Émile Durkheim but also the renewal to adapt itself to the evolutions of the sociology, it played a patrimonial and memory role, by reminding the Durkheim’s heritage. It also relied on new bosses of the discipline some of whom nevertheless took their distance with the durkheimism as it took into account the influence of the American sociology in the 1950s and 1960s an expansive reading of which it made. Thus the iconic review has achieved the original goal of its resurrection: remain faithful to the durkheimian work while opening up to new trends in sociology.


  • L’Année sociologique
  • Durkheimian inheritance
  • French sociology
  • Gurvitch
  • Paratext
  • Anamnesis
  • Distance
  • Renewal
  • American sociology
Patricia Vannier
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