skip to content
Suicide : the hidden side of modernity Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Suicide : the hidden side of modernity

Author: Christian Baudelot; Roger Establet
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
In this major study, Christian Baudelot and Roger Establet provide a wide-ranging account of the changing nature of suicide. Drawing on the work of Durkheim and his successor Maurice Halbwachs, the authors argue that classical sociological theories of suicide require some modification.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christian Baudelot; Roger Establet
ISBN: 9780745640563 0745640567 9780745640570 0745640575
OCLC Number: 182734222
Language Note: "First published in French as Suicide, [copyright] Éditions du Seuil, 2006"--Title page verso.
Description: xiv, 210 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction. Suicide and Society --
1. Does Poverty Protect? --
2. Take-off --
3. The Great Turning Point --
4. The Trente Glorieuses --
5. The Soviet Exception --
6. The Oil Crisis and Suicide amongst the Young --
7. Suicide and Social Class: An Overview --
8. The Twentieth Century: Greater Protection for the Ruling Classes --
9. And yet Women Survive --
Conclusion: A Lesson in General Sociology.
Other Titles: Suicide.
Responsibility: by Christian Baudelot and Roger Establet ; translated by David Macey.
More information:

Abstract:

In this major new study Christian Baudelot and Roger Establet provide a timely and wide-ranging account of the changing nature of suicide in the world today. The suicide rate is soaring in the former  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"The authors are successful in using the admittedly rare phenomenon of suicide to explore the structure and dynamics of life in contemporary societies and reveal the some of the problems associated Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(2)

User lists with this item (1)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/182734222>
bgn:translationOfWork
library:oclcnum"182734222"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:Book
rdf:typeschema:MediaObject
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:contributor
schema:copyrightYear"2008"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2008"
schema:description"In this major study, Christian Baudelot and Roger Establet provide a wide-ranging account of the changing nature of suicide. Drawing on the work of Durkheim and his successor Maurice Halbwachs, the authors argue that classical sociological theories of suicide require some modification."@en
schema:exampleOfWork
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Suicide : the hidden side of modernity"@en
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
umbel:isLike<http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA861336>
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.