Year: 1960 Source: Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1960. p.65-93 SIEC No: 19910398

This article discusses homicide & suicide among the Basoga of southeastern Uganda. Both homicide & suicide are viewed negatively. Private revenge is not tolerated, & disputes must be taken to the courts. Rates of suicide & homicide are included, & are broken down by method, sex, age, & reason for the act. Social & family structure are also discussed in relation to homicide & suicide. 9 case histories are provided. (VM)