Suicide and society in India / Peter Mayer.

Author
Mayer, Peter, 1941 May 29- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London ; New York : Routledge, 2011.
Description
xv, 258 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

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Series
  • Routledge/ASAA South Asian publications series ; 1. [More in this series]
  • Routledge/ASAA South Asian series ; 1
Summary note
This volume presents a comprehensive analysis of suicide in India based on original research as well as existing studies, and looks at the issue in an international, sociological and historical context.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Previous Studies of Suicide in India
  • 3. The Reliability of Indian Suicide Data
  • 4. The Aetiology of Suicide in India
  • 5. The Methods of Suicide
  • 6. Trends in Suicide in India
  • 7. Gender and Suicide
  • 8. Age and Suicide
  • 9. Urbanisation and Suicide in India
  • 10. Education and Suicide
  • 11. Occupation and Suicide
  • 12. Marriage, the Family and Suicide
  • 13. Alcohol and Suicide
  • 14. Suicide in the Indian Diaspora
  • 15. Suicide in Pondicherry
  • 16. Conclusion.
ISBN
  • 041558938X ((hardback))
  • 9780415589383 ((hardback))
  • 0203840089 ((ebook))
  • 9780203840085 ((ebook))
LCCN
2010018637
OCLC
548660387
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