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Learning about Suicide probably saved my life

GCSE Sociology helped me discover Hunter S. Thompson. For that alone I am thankful. I also learned about Suicide when I continued studying the subject in my A-levels. 431 palabras más

Mental Health

Suicide: An Action Too Often Taken

Suicide’s not something anyone really wants to sit and ponder over, although some do and, ultimately, they act on it. But it has become not just a mere occasional note in our media, but a too-often overlooked barometer of something deeper which requires us to think and think hard about it. 1.420 palabras más

The Myth of "Institutional Authority"

Thirty years ago this summer I was finally finishing my dissertation. I had been working for several years considering a little examined phenomenon: the attending non-member. 1.317 palabras más

Självmordets sociala grammatik

Nästan varje dag rapporteras via olika media hur den psykiska pressen och stressen genomsyrar olika grupper i vårt samhälle. Det gäller ofta inom de marginaliserade, lågutbildade grupperna, de som inte har något jobb alls, eller de som sliter hårt inom varierade låglöneyrken. 564 palabras más

Reflections From My Mind

Marketing Durkheim's Suicide

I recently came across a copy of Durkheim’s Suicide at a used book sale and decided to buy it since it was 80 cents and I didn’t already have a copy. 239 palabras más

Memoirs Of A SLACer

Winne the Pooh's Wisdom

I love Pooh Bear. Most notably, we share a fondness for elevenses. That and I can always count on his wisdom – “You can’t stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. 426 palabras más