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Understanding Suicide

A Sociological Autopsy

  • Ben Fincham
  • Susanne Langer
  • Jonathan Scourfield
  • Michael Shiner

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Ben Fincham, Susanne Langer, Jonathan Scourfield, Michael Shiner
    Pages 1-6
  3. Ben Fincham, Susanne Langer, Jonathan Scourfield, Michael Shiner
    Pages 7-37
  4. Ben Fincham, Susanne Langer, Jonathan Scourfield, Michael Shiner
    Pages 38-64
  5. Ben Fincham, Susanne Langer, Jonathan Scourfield, Michael Shiner
    Pages 65-84
  6. Ben Fincham, Susanne Langer, Jonathan Scourfield, Michael Shiner
    Pages 85-106
  7. Ben Fincham, Susanne Langer, Jonathan Scourfield, Michael Shiner
    Pages 107-132
  8. Ben Fincham, Susanne Langer, Jonathan Scourfield, Michael Shiner
    Pages 133-167
  9. Ben Fincham, Susanne Langer, Jonathan Scourfield, Michael Shiner
    Pages 168-186
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 187-203

About this book

Introduction

Sociologists have debated suicide since the early days of the discipline. This book assesses that body of work and breaks new ground through a qualitatively-driven, mixed method 'sociological autopsy' ofone hundredsuicides that explores what can be known about suicidal lives.

Keywords

identity prevention sociology suicide work

Authors and affiliations

  • Ben Fincham
    • 1
  • Susanne Langer
    • 2
  • Jonathan Scourfield
    • 3
  • Michael Shiner
    • 4
  1. 1.University of SussexUK
  2. 2.University of LiverpoolUK
  3. 3.Cardiff UniversityUK
  4. 4.London School of Economics and Political ScienceUK

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