Crime and Deviance - Suicide

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1. Douglas argues that societies don’t share the same meaning of suicide; if people are highly integrated then suicide is more likely to be what?

  • Covered up
  • Taken to the coroner
  • Shared with the police
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2. What is Search For Help suicide?

  • Confusion
  • A cry for help when all else has failed.
  • Punishing oneself.

3. Douglas criticises who for accepting reliability and validity of official statistics?

  • Atkinson
  • Durkheim
  • Cohen

4. Douglas came up with five explanations for suicide. One of these is?

  • Revenge
  • Fatalistic
  • Egoistic
  • Altruistic

5. What method did Douglas use for suicide studies?

  • Unstructured Observations
  • Interviews
  • Documents
  • Lab Experiments


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