Durkheim's Study of Suicide

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Geraldine
  • Created on: 05-01-13 12:55

Durkheim - One of the first sociologists to study this area.

  • Some groups more likely than others to commit suicide - analysis of official statistics
  • Social factors play a part. e.g. married people less likely, those with higher education more likely.

Four types of Suicide

  • Anomic - The individual has too much freedom and not enough regulation…


No comments have yet been made

Similar Sociology resources:

See all Sociology resources »See all Crime and deviance resources »