Suicide

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1. What is one key Point that Douglas raises?

  • People are interested in suicide
  • Societies do not share the same meaning of suicide
  • Suicide statistics are NOT socially constructed
  • Suicide is an objective fact
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2. What type of suicide is linked to the over-intergration of the individual into society?

  • Fatalistic
  • Egoistic
  • Altruistic
  • Anomic

3. Who tried to add urbanisation to the factors that are likely to reduce social integration and sense of community?

  • Lyng
  • Marx
  • Halbwachs
  • Young

4. What other point did Douglas raise?

  • 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.
  • Suicide rates are higher in poorer countries
  • The less integrated a society, the suicide rates will be lower

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

  • Altruistic
  • Anomic
  • Fatalistic
  • Egoistic

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