Culture, Youth, and Suicide in the Pacific

Papers from an East-West Center Conference

edited by Francis X Hezel, Donald H Rubinstein, and Geoffrey M White

CPIS Occasional Paper 25

PREFACE
Donald H Rubinstein and Geoffrey M White

CONTRIBUTORS

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INTRODUCTION
SUICIDE AND CULTURE: ISLAND VIEWS
Geoffrey M White

WESTERN SAMOA (POLYNESIA)
SUICIDE AND ATTEMPTED SUICIDE IN CONTEMPORARY WESTERN SAMOA
John R Bowles

SUICIDE IN WESTERN SAMOA: A SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE
Cluny Macpherson and La'avasa Macpherson

REDUCING SUICIDE IN WESTERN SAMOA
Dennis Oliver

MICRONESIA
SUICIDE IN MICRONESIA
Donald H Rubinstein

TRUKESE SUICIDE
Francis X Hezel

SUICIDE IN PALAU
Anthony H Polloi

MELANESIA
SUICIDE IN CONTEMPORARY PAPUA NEW GUINEA: AN ATTEMPT AT AN OVERVIEW
K J Pataki-Schweizer

AMONG THE BOUGHS OF THE HANGING TREE: MALE SUICIDE AMONG THE BIMIN-KUSKUSMIN OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Fitz John Porter Poole

PATTERNS OF SUICIDE IN WEST KWARA'AE, MALAITA, SOLOMON ISLANDS
David Gegeo and Karen Ann Watson-Gegeo

SUICIDE AND WOMEN IN EAST KWAIO, MALAITA
David Akin

SUMMARY
Francis X Hezel

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