Aboriginal Suicide is Different: A Portrait of Life and Self Destruction

Author(s): Colin Tatz

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A portrait of life, and of self destruction, by young Australian Aboriginal men and women. The author suggests we look to our Australian Aboriginal history for an understanding of this relatively recent phenomenon.

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Introduction to the Second Edition; The Social and 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; Towards an Explanation of Aboriginal Suicide; Contributing Factors - Aboriginal Community Values; Contributing Factors - Societal Values; Lessons from Abroad; Towards Alleviation; Index.

General Fields

  • : 9780855754983
  • : Aboriginal Studies Press
  • : Aboriginal Studies Press
  • : 0.35
  • : September 2005
  • : 230mm X 155mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Colin Tatz
  • : Paperback
  • : 2nd Revised edition
  • : 362.280899915
  • : 191
  • : Death & dying
  • : Illustrations