Year: 1966 Source: Journal of Social Issues, v.22, no.1, (1966), p.30-43 SIEC No: 19831501

Using data on individual suicide, it was found that the consequences of cityward migration vary by sex, ethnicity, duration of residence, & the distance between life styles in the old & new community. The most crucial role problem of suicides was gender-specific; female problems centered around the marital role, while male problems related to job failure. In all, complications of considerable magnitude attend the study of individual migration to & from particular kinds of social worlds.