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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Suicide and Agency offers an original and timely challenge to existing ways of understanding suicide. Through the use of rich and detailed case studies, the authors assembled in this volume explore how interplay of self-harm, suicide, personhood and agency varies markedly across site (Greenland, Siberia, India, Palestine and Mexico) and setting (self-run... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 34.99
This book explores several topics pertaining to suicide and deliberate self-harm in the corrections setting, including who tends to commit these acts; where, when, and how these incidents occur; screening mechanisms; the role of environmental stimuli in facilitating or preventing acts of self harm; interpersonal relations among inmates and between... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2005; US$ 49.95
This work covers 840 intentional suicide cases initially reported in Daily Variety (the entertainment industry's trade journal), but also drawing attention from mainstream news media. These cases are taken from the ranks of vaudeville, film, theatre, dance, music, literature (writers with direct connections to film), and other allied fields in... more...
- Editorial UPC 2015; US$ 10.00
En esta obra, Álvaro Valdivia Pareja acerca al lector a esta disciplina sobre la cual aún no se ha profundizado en América Latina. Esta obra se dirige a una variedad amplia de lectores: desde sobrevivientes de suicidio y/o aquellas personas que han experimentado el suicidio de alguna persona cercana hasta profesionales en salud mental, médicos, asistentes... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.95
Mesmerized and somewhat unnerved by his 97-year-old father's vitality and optimism, David Shields undertakes an original investigation of our flesh-and-blood existence, our mortal being.Weaving together personal anecdote, biological fact, philosophical doubt, cultural criticism, and the wisdom of an eclectic range of writers and thinkers?from Lucretius... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 25.99
For much of the nineteenth century and all of the twentieth, the per capita rate of suicide in Cuba was the highest in Latin America and among the highest in the world--a condition made all the more extraordinary in light of Cuba's historic ties to the Catholic church. In this richly illustrated social and cultural history of suicide in Cuba, Louis... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2012; US$ 24.59
"Tod und Sterben" ist in Psychotherapien und Beratungen ein wichtiges Thema. Dieses Handbuch liefert Therapeuten und Angehörigen verwandter Berufsgruppen zahlreiche Anregungen und Materialien zur eigenen Auseinandersetzung mit den entsprechenden Fragestellungen sowie zur praktischen Arbeit mit ihren Patienten. In einem gesonderten Kapitel... more...
- Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 105.00
Periods of transition are often symbolically associated with death, making the latter the paradigm of liminality. Yet, many volumes on death in the social sciences and humanities do not specifically address liminality. This book investigates these "ultimate ambiguities," assuming they can pose a threat to social relationships because of the disintegrating... more...
- Companion Press 2009; US$ 11.95
For anyone who has experienced the suicide of a loved one, coworker, neighbor, or acquaintance and is seeking information about coping with such a profound loss, this compassionate guide explores the unique responses inherent to their grief. Using the metaphor of the wilderness, the book introduces 10 touchstones to assist the survivor in this naturally... more...