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What is altruistic suicide?
Type of suicide that occurs where tie to the group are consider more important than the individual identity
What is anomic suicide?
Type of suicide that occurs when the structure of society is weakened or disrupted and people feel hopeless and disillusioned.
What is comparative method
Research technique that compares existing official statistics and historical records across groups to test a theory about some social phenomenon
What is egoistic suicide
Type of suicide that occurs in settings where the individual is emphasized over group or community connection
Tendency to attribute people's achievements and failures to their personal qualities
Ability to see the impact of social forces on our private lives
Science of society