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1 Suicide (Library in a Book)  Flanders, Stephen A.
0816019096 / 9780816019090 Very Good.  
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1991 Facts on File. Light wear to jacket. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 214 pages; Index; Bibliography; Glossary. Language: English. For ages ca. 14-adult. 'A book that is encyclopedic in scope. Part I thoroughly summarizes historical, cultural, and religious attitudes, and explorations of the subject in literature. Theories advanced by philosophers, sociologists, psychologists, etc., are discussed. Myths and danger signals are explained, and prevention strategies are presented. The book is heavy on statistics and surveys. A lengthy chapter tackles the legal implications of passive and active euthanasia; a biographical section lists important names in the field. A chronology provides information on significant events since the mid-1940s. Part II is a guide to further research....' --Libby K. White, School Library Journal, 1991. Keywords: young adult, older readers, reference, educational.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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