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Suicide in America

by Herbert Hendin

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Published by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Suicide -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-297) and index.

      StatementHerbert Hendin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6548.U5 H44 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination312 p. ;
      Number of Pages312
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1095989M
      LC Control Number94020554

        America's Suicide by Michael Davison | Editorial Reviews. NOOK Book (eBook) $ In Kate McMullan's first My America book, the drama and adventure of the American prairie come to life when Meg must leave her family and move to Kansas to avoid the St. Louis cholera epidemic. Margaret Cora Wells is a Pages: America is in the grip of an unprecedented wave of violence, with the highest homicide rate in our history, or in the industrialized world. Homicide and suicide rose in the s in response to callous social policies of the Reagan administration. Homicide and suicide rise when leaders are "macho" but fall when the government is "caring.".

      The suicide rate increased 33 percent from through , from to 14 suicides per , people (NCHS Data Brief No. , November ). Rates have increased more sharply since Suicide ranks as the fourth leading cause of death for people ages 35 to 54, and the second for to year-olds.   The 21st-century suicide spurt has an additional twist, however: Boomers. Long View. Suicide fascinated the great social thinkers of Charles Fischer’s day. They observed the rise in suicide rates in Europe and America during the 19th century and many believed that suicides were a cost of modern life.

        Book: America Author: E.R Frank Reviewd by: shawn The book America is about a 15 year old boy named America who is sent to Ridgway to get help for thoughts of suicide. An interesting fact about America is that he doesnt like to think, wonder or talk about anything when the doctor asks him some of the questions/5. Richard Gary Brautigan (Janu – ca. Septem ) was an American novelist, poet, and short story writer. His work often clinically and surrealistically employs black comedy, parody, and satire, with emotionally blunt prose describing pastoral American life intertwining with technological progress. He is best known for his novels Trout Fishing in America () and In Genre: Magic realism, fabulation, black .


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