Suicide

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1. What is one key Point that Douglas raises?

  • Suicide statistics are NOT socially constructed
  • People are interested in suicide
  • Societies do not share the same meaning of suicide
  • Suicide is an objective fact
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2. Who tried to add urbanisation to the factors that are likely to reduce social integration and sense of community?

  • Lyng
  • Halbwachs
  • Young
  • Marx

3. What type of sociologists are Douglas and Atkinson?

  • Interactionists
  • Functionalists
  • Interpretivists
  • Marxists

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

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

5. What type of suicide is it when a suicide bomber kills themselves?

  • Fatalistic
  • Altruistic
  • Anomic
  • Egoistic

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