Suicide

A series of questions on the theoretical and methodological differences in researching Suicide.

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  • Created by: Charmaine
  • Created on: 18-06-12 15:37
Who said that whether a person commits suicide is based on social facts?
Durkheim
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What are the four different types of suicide as defined by Durkheim?
Altruistic, Fatalistic, Anomic & Egoistic
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What are social facts?
Forces that shape our behaviour
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What did the interpretivist Douglas believe the focus in researching suicide should be on?
How those who commit suicide give meanings to their actions
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What research method did the Realist, Taylor believe is the most appropriate for researching suicide?
Case Study
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What are the four different types of suicide as defined by Durkheim?

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Altruistic, Fatalistic, Anomic & Egoistic

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What are social facts?

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What did the interpretivist Douglas believe the focus in researching suicide should be on?

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What research method did the Realist, Taylor believe is the most appropriate for researching suicide?

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Natalia Louise Waddell

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Durkheim does use positivist methodology ??

bev

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You're answers to this quiz are wrong, DURKHEIM DOES TAKE A POSITIVIST APPROACH. Get a new textbook.

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