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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95
In his study of the presence of animals in early nineteenth-century works by Charles and Mary Lamb, John Clare, William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Lord Byron, Chase Pielak observes that images of dead and deadly animals coincided with questions about what constitutes human life and its boundaries. He argues that each author uses language... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 21.99
Nearly every day an active-duty soldier in the United States military resorts to suicide, and nearly every hour a veteran does the same. In recent years the problem of military suicides has reached epidemic proportions, but it's all too easy for most of us to gloss over the headlines or tune out the details. In The Last and Greatest Battle--the... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2015; US$ 24.95
This book takes an individual human approach to the problem of suicide in public safety occupations. As a researcher in suicide, coauthor John Violanti relies heavily upon statistics to make the case for prevention. These worthwhile statistics help to form the big picture, but one must keep in mind that these are just statistics and not people. With... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
This comprehensive study of the intersection of death and religion offers a unique look at how religious people approach death in the twenty-first century. Previous scholarship has largely focused on traditional beliefs and paid little attention to how religious traditions evolve in relation to their changing social context. Employing a sociological... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00
Examines how state government policies and their historic beginnings have present-day effects on their residents' political lives and on population health, especially for marginalized groups. more...
- SBPRA 2014; US$ 2.99
Even today there remains a lot of stigma attached to suicide. But as tragic as the act itself may be, for every one person who commits suicide, there are many others left behind. The Continuing Ripples of Living Beyond Suicide tells the stories of people who have lost someone to suicide. Author Kaylene Donohue is all too familiar with this tragic phenomenon... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Suicide in Schools provides school-based professionals with practical, easy-to-use guidance on developing and implementing effective suicide prevention, assessment, intervention and postvention strategies. Utilizing a multi-level systems approach, this book includes step-by-step guidelines for developing crisis teams and prevention programs, assessing... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 75.00
Delivers the collective wisdom of foremost scholars and practitioners in the death and dying movement from its inception to the present. Written by luminaries who have shaped the field, this capstone book distills the collective wisdom of foremost scholars and practitioners who together have nearly a millennium of experience in the death and dying... more...
- C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 7.58
Bis zum heutigen Tag ist der Suizid ein Tabu geblieben. Zum Beispiel ist wenig bekannt, dass in der Bundesrepublik schon seit Jahren die Zahl der Suizidtoten die der Verkehrstoten fast um das Doppelte übersteigt. Dieses Buch gibt einen Überblick über die Hintergründe von Suizid und Suizidversuch, und es informiert über Erscheinungsformen, Ursachen,... more...