Year: 1990 Source: Oceania, v.61, no.2, (December 1990), p.177-184 SIEC No: 19910519

This article is a response to a previous paper written by Robinson about aboriginal suicide in Australia. Reser is critical of Robinson’s arguments. He asserts that Robinson has used a psychoanalytic framework, & has (1) not acknowledged the basis of his views, & (2) used a psychoanalytic dogma which is not very practical for analyzing aboriginal suicide. (VM)