Gender and the cultural construction of good and bad suicides.

@article{Andriolo1998GenderAT,
  title={Gender and the cultural construction of good and bad suicides.},
  author={K R Andriolo},
  journal={Suicide & life-threatening behavior},
  year={1998},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={37-49}
}
  • K R Andriolo
  • Published 1998 in Suicide & life-threatening behavior
Some cultures distinguish two or more types of suicide which are evaluated differently. The more acceptable or esteemed ones are often not equally accessible to everyone within the same society. This article focuses on gender differences in the cultural construction of suicide options, and on the exclusion of women from superior options. The analysis is… CONTINUE READING