Crime and Deviance - Suicide

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1. Which one of these scenarios/stories matches fatalistic suicide?

  • Parents of a British schoolgirl who ran away with her teacher attempted to kill suicide.
  • Students committing suicide because of financial problems.
  • Ariel Castrol committed suicide by hanging in prison.
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2. What is fatalistic suicide?

  • Suicide because of too much regulation of control.
  • Suicide because of lack of regulation and control.
  • Suicide because of becoming fully integrated.

3. What is Search For Help suicide?

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

4. What method did Durkheim use for suicide studies?

  • Official Statistics
  • Questionnaires
  • Participant Observation
  • Experiments

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

  • Durkheim
  • Cohen
  • Atkinson


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