Year: 1998 Source: Thesis (M.A.)-Simon Faser University, 1998. 100p. SIEC No: 19980643

This thesis undertakes a critical examination of existing social science perspectives on Aboriginal suicide in Canada. Following the social constructionist analytical approach to social problems, & using examples of academic, public, & official treatment of Aboriginal suicide as the specific body to be considered, the thesis will review prevalent understandings about Aboriginal suicide: how these emerged, developed, & have come to be accepted within Canadian society. (150 refs.)