Suicide, Sociology of

@inproceedings{Gratton2001SuicideSO,
  title={Suicide, Sociology of},
  author={F. Gratton},
  year={2001}
}
  • F. Gratton
  • Published 2001
  • Psychology
  • The first part of the article discusses Durkheim's book Le Suicide, with some criticisms directed against that original work. The second part shows the great influence exerted by Durkheim on several sociologists who sought to extend or clarify his conceptual analysis and empirical results. The third and the fourth parts focus on the evolution of the sociology of suicide. From a merely social explanation of suicide, studies go on to incorporate also the psychosocial and the psychological… CONTINUE READING
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