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2. What research method did Steven Taylor (1982) use when investigating deaths on the London Underground and who with?

  • Participant observation and train drivers
  • Interviews and people who tried to commit suicide on the London Underground
  • Interviews and coroners
  • Covert observation and witnesses

3. What type of suicide is linked to the over-intergration of the individual into society?

  • Altruistic
  • Anomic
  • Fatalistic
  • Egoistic

4. What other point did Douglas raise?

  • Suicide rates are higher in poorer countries
  • Suicide is popular in Catholicism
  • The more integrated a society, the more likely it will be that a higher proportion of suicide will be covered up.
  • The less integrated a society, the suicide rates will be lower

5. What type of sociologists are Douglas and Atkinson?

  • Interpretivists
  • Functionalists
  • Marxists
  • Interactionists


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