Year: 1972 Source: New Haven: College & University Press, 1972. 223p. SIEC No: 19840963

This book is divided into 3 sections. The first section is on homicide, the second is on suicide & the third is on mass violence, specifically race riots. The section on suicide has 3 chapters. The first chapter is on theoretical perspectives; the second deals with epidemiological factors such as geography, migration, age & sex differences. The last chapter is on the individual & social control; it includes discussion on topics like homicide followed by suicide & the social uses of suicide.