Durkheim's Theory of Anomie and the 2016 American Election
Keywords:America, Anomie, Elections, Republican
This paper takes a look at Durkheim’s Theory of anomie particularly in the American society. The paper seeks to explain how the American society has been evolved or been changed amid the anomic conditions which have attached themselves to this nation. The paper also examines how anomie gotten entrenched in the American Society to the point that it has caused profound impacts on several areas of life like firearm and property legislation and social welfare. For instance, it explains how the anomic conditions of the American Society enabled President Donald Trump to get into office and how this occurrence greatly surprised many individuals in the country. The paper also seeks to demonstrate how the rates of suicide vastly increased after the election of President Trump, who many did not ever believe or expect him to be elected into the seat.
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