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Emile Durkheim Sociology 1 Describe where you searched and the resources you found Cites your most interesting sources Our class text book written by Macionis explained that Emile Durkheim was a pioneer of sociology who studied suicide Interested to know more I went to the main library at San Diego State University I sat down at a computer and opened the SDSU Library PAC PAC is an acronym for Public Access Catalogue a database of all the books in the SDSU library I did an author search and found a book by Emile Durkheim titled Suicide A Study in Sociology translated from French to English by John A Spaulding and George Simpson I went to the 3rd floor and retrieved the book This version of Suicide began with an editors introduction that summarized the book After reading the 32 page summary by George Simpson my interest took me in another direction I went to a computer with an Internet connection and searched for information on the affects of loneliness The search resulted with an article from the health and science section of the Boston Globe newspaper titled Loneliness can be the Death of us Written April 22 1996 by Judy Foreman This article talked about how social isolation can have severe medical consequences and close ties with people can significantly increase health and longevity The article also mentioned The Roseto Effect a scientific study supporting the articles claim that loneliness and isolation cause death and disease I went back to the computer catalogue but this time I looked under periodical indexes and opened the expanded general academic index Then I did a word search for The Roseto Effect I got one listing an article published in the August 1992 issue of the American Journal of Public Health Vol 82 No 8 pages 1089-92 titled The Roseto Effect A 50 Year Comparison of Mortality Rates
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