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The Idea of Suicide: Contagion, Imitation, and Cultural Diffusion

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The Idea of Suicide: Contagion, Imitation, and Cultural Diffusion
BOOK DOWNLOAD

The Idea of Suicide: Contagion, Imitation, and Cultural Diffusion

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(Researching Social Psychology) 1st Edition 

by Michael J. Kral (Author) 

This book is about a new theory of suicide as cultural mimesis, or as an idea that is internalized from culture. Written as part of a new, critical focus in suicidology, this volume moves away from the dominant, strictly scientific understanding of suicide as the result of a mental disorder, and towards positioning suicide as an anthropologically salient, community-driven phenomenon. Written by a leading researcher in the field, this volume presents a conception of suicide as culturally scripted, and it demonstrates how suicide becomes a cultural idiom of distress that for some can become a normative option.

Year:
2019
Pages:
145
Language:
English
Format:
PDF
Size:
2 MB
ISBN-10:
367026597
ISBN-13:
978-0367026592
ASIN:
B07SFKFMWR