Suicide

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What does Durkheim say about suicide?
Social facts- external to us and are greater than individuals
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What did Halbwachs say?
There are differences in the rates of urban and rural suicide
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What did Gibbs and Martin say?
Durkheim fails to operationalise his concepts
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What does Douglas say?
Decision to classify a death as a suicide is dependant on the coroners opinions and influenced by agents- integration effects the likelyhood of a death being categorised as a suicide
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What does Atkinson say?
We can never know the real rate of suicide as we would have to know what the dead thought- sociologists jobs should be to study the construction of suicide- how do deaths get put down as suicide
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What does Taylor say?
Coroners saw factors like mental illness as indicators of suicide
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There are differences in the rates of urban and rural suicide

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What did Halbwachs say?

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Durkheim fails to operationalise his concepts

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Decision to classify a death as a suicide is dependant on the coroners opinions and influenced by agents- integration effects the likelyhood of a death being categorised as a suicide

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We can never know the real rate of suicide as we would have to know what the dead thought- sociologists jobs should be to study the construction of suicide- how do deaths get put down as suicide

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