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ERIC Number: EJ358878
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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The Sociological Study of Suicide: Methodological Issues.
Stack, Steven
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v17 n2 p133-50 Sum 1987
Reviews methodological issues in the sociological study of suicide, distinguishing between micro and macro approaches. Focusing on critical assessment of macro-level methodology, identifies three recurrent problems: (1) measurement issues on four key variables; (2) problems studying effect of mass media suicide stories; and (3) reasons to adopt cross-national method to test sociological theories for contextual effects. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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