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Suicide and Culture : Understanding the Context.

Author: David Lester; Erminia Colucci
Publisher: Ashland : Hogrefe Publishing GmbH, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why understanding the role of culture can help prevent suicideThe increasing domination of biological approaches in suicide research and prevention, at the expense of social and cultural understanding, is severely harming ourability to stop people dying - so run the clearly set out arguments and evidence inthis lucid book by leading social scientists and suicide researchers. In the first part of this book, instead  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Lester, David.
Suicide and Culture : Understanding the Context.
Ashland : Hogrefe Publishing GmbH, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Lester; Erminia Colucci
ISBN: 9781616764364 1616764368
OCLC Number: 1012342659
Description: 1 online resource (284 pages)
Contents: "Table of Contents " --
"Foreword" --
"Preface" --
"I. The Issues" --
"1. Suicide Research and Prevention: The Importance of Culture in â#x80;#x98;â#x80;#x98;Biological Times " --
"2. Culture, Cultural Meaning(s), and Suicide" --
"3. The Cultural Meaning of Suicide: What Does This Mean?" --
" 4. Culture and Suicide" --
"II. Research on Culture and Suicide" --
"5. Cultural Meaning(s) of Suicide: A Cross-Cultural Study " --
"6. Cross-Cultural Research on Suicidality: An Example and a Critique" --
" 7. Sati" --
"8. Cultural Ambivalence and Suicide Rates in South Korea" --
" III . Conclusion."

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With Heidi Hjelmeland and B. C. Ben Park, the editors explore why understanding the role of culture can help prevent suicide  Read more...

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