The Relative Gender Gap in Suicide : Societal Integration , the Culture of Suicide , and Period Effects in 20 Developed Countries , 1955 – 1994

@inproceedings{Cutright2015TheRG,
  title={The Relative Gender Gap in Suicide : Societal Integration , the Culture of Suicide , and Period Effects in 20 Developed Countries , 1955 – 1994},
  author={Phillips Cutright and Robert M. Fernquist},
  year={2015}
}
Previous research on Australian, Canadian, and U.S. trends in the ratio of male to female suicide rates (the relative gender gap) has concluded that changes in female rates are the principal cause of change in the ratio. Pampel’s (1998) analysis of longitudinal cross-national data asserts that an unmeasured construct labeled “institutional adjustment” and his measure of the “national political context” are important predictors of trends in female suicide and the accompanying trends in the… CONTINUE READING

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