Year: 1975 Source: Thesis (Ph.D.)-University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975. 222p. SIEC No: 19831070

The study of suicide and homicide is linked to the general sociological areas of modernization and social change. In particular, the focus is on the relationship between the level of modernity and suicide/homicide and between the rate of demographic change and the incidence of suicide. (KB)