scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 2,072
The natural end of every human life is death Some people for reasons that have never been fully understood choose to end their own lives This is called suicide which means literally self-killing Every year an average of 4000 deaths occured by suicide in Canada These numbers show the importance of the problem in todays society considering that more people die by suicide than by homicide The individual in seemingly hopeless conflict with the world decides to end his or her existence in what amounts to a final assault against a society that can no longer be tolerated In so doing the person tries to obtain a final revenge on everything and everyone that have caused their feelings of depression which is the most influent psychological factor of suicide But some people have a bigger tendency to commit suicide than others The suicide rate among Aboriginals of all age groups is three times higher than that of non-Aboriginal people National Institute of Mental Health 2000 The purpose of this paper will be to demonstrate that social variables like the lack of regulation and the lack of integration as an Aboriginal society have an impact on the suicide rate Off all the elements involved in suicide a discipline like sociology is the best tool to analyze and understand this problem A sociological analysis of the case will be done with the use of the Structural Functional approach by famous sociologist Emile Durkheim It will show the positive correlation by drawing the links between their disappearing values and norms as an Aboriginal society and suicide Durkheim used the process of elimination to evaluate some variables such as their integration their regulation and the sharing of their values and beliefs 30 000 years ago the first people to live on the North-American continent crossed the Detroit of Bering between Russia and Alaska They were asian and they established themselves around the Great Lakes Tribes were multiplying and slowly
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA