Year: 1975 Source: Baltimore, Md.: University Park Press, 1975. p.135-158 SIEC No: 19870945

Discusses suicide from a cultural perspective with reference to alternative versions of suicide in Britain; changes that have been taking place in the way suicide is viewed (i.e. increased scientific interest in suicide & the suicide prevention movement); & culture as a resource for understanding suicide. Examples are used to illustrate the author’s points. (25 refs.) (LH)