Year: 1999 Source: Canberra, ACT: Criminology Research Council, (July 14, 1999). 164p. SIEC No: 20000407

This report on Aboriginal youth suicide in Australia includes the following chapters: the social & political contexts; the origins of the ‘new violence’; an anthropology of suicide; the prevalence of Aboriginal suicide – definitional problems; the prevalence of aboriginal suicide – the data; the nature of Aboriginal suicide; social factors – community values; contributing factors – societal values; lessons from abroad (including South Africa, Canada, USA, the Pacific Islands, & New Zealand); & towards alleviation.