Year: 1881 Source: Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1970. 242p. SIEC No: 19830336

This book discusses a variety of statistical research bearing upon the relationship between suicide and the many factors in man’s biological makeup and social organization which have been considered influential in the etiology of suicide. Demographic relationships are presented to indicate how high rates of suicide are symptomatic of the moral crisis of modern civilization which can only be resolved by the reawakening of a religously inspired moral discipline. (KB)