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Author Weaver, John C.,
Title Sorrows of a century : interpreting suicide in New Zealand, 1900-2000 / John C. Weaver.
Imprint Montreal [Quebec] ; Kingston [Ontario] : McGill-Queen's University Press ; Wellington, New Zealand : Bridget Williams Books, [2014]
Beaconsfield, Quebec : Canadian Electronic Library, 2014.
©2014

Series McGill-Queen's/Associated Medical Services studies in the history of medicine, health, and society ; 40
McGill-Queen's/Associated Medical Services studies in the history of medicine, health, and society ; 40.
Subject Suicide -- New Zealand -- History -- 20th century.
Suicide -- Social aspects -- New Zealand -- History -- 20th century.
Suicide -- Economic aspects -- New Zealand -- History -- 20th century.
Description 1 online resource (xx, 449 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Long-Term Perspectives: Chronology, Gender, Life-Course, Ethnicity, and Method -- Relationships: Sex, Alcohol, and Violence, 1900-80 -- Dark Days and Golden Weather: Despair and Work, 1900-80 -- Life Diminished: Illness and Trauma, 1900-2000 -- Mental Illnesses: Representation and Therapy, 1900-2000 -- The Youth Suicide Panic: Framing a Mental Health Crisis, 1988-96 -- What Is Happening to Our Children? Youth Suicides, 1980-2000 -- Decisions: Impulse and Reason in Historical Time, 1900-2000 -- Conclusion: History's Patterns and Prevention's Obstacles -- Appendix One: Methodology -- Appendix Two: Writing Style Notes.
ISBN 9780773589957 (electronic bk.)
0773589953 (electronic bk.)
9781927277232
9780773542754
0773542752 (bound)
OCLC # 872601035
Additional Format Weaver, John C. Sorrows of a century. McGill-Queen's/Associated Medical Services studies in the history of medicine, health, and society McGill-Queen's/Associatied Medical Services studies in the history of medicine, health, and society ; (CaOONL)20139067493
Print version: Weaver, John C. Sorrows of a century. Montreal [Quebec] ; Kingston [Ontario] : McGill-Queen's University Press ; Wellington, New Zealand : Bridget Williams Books, [2014] 9780773542754 0773542752