The Causes of Suicide

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Free Press, 1978 - Social Science - 372 pages
The classic 1930 study challenges Durkheim's interpretations and formulates a psycho-sociological theory based on demographic and statistical analyses and the interaction between internal forces and social milieu

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Contents

Foreword to the French edition by Marcel Mauss
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ation
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Methods of enumerating suicides in European countries
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and Durkheim the effec
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Attempted suicides
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Suicide and religion
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Suicide and religion in Germany in 19017 two maps
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1o Suicide and homicide
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The distribution of suicides in Europe
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of increase
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of decrease in suicides
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inhabitants
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Suicides in France in 18726
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The distribution of suicides in France
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Suicides in France in 191113
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crease from 18815
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The distribution of suicides in Germany Italy
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Suicides in Germany in 190313
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The distribution of suicides in cities and countryside
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The distribution of cities in England in 1921
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The distribution of suicides in England in 19206
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Suicide and the family
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fluctuations
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fluctuations in Prussian
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Suicide mental illness and alcoholism
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Examination of the psychiatric thesis
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Conclusion
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Similarities and differences between them The sense
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depends on the social structure Necessity for considering
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Notes
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Bibliography
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