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Making Sense of Self-harm

The Cultural Meaning and Social Context of Nonsuicidal Self-injury

Authors: Steggals, Peter

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Making Sense of Self-Harm provides an alternative approach to understanding nonsuicidal self-injury; using Cultural Sociology to analyse it more as a practice than an illness and exploring it as a powerful cultural idiom of personal distress and social estrangement that is peculiarly resonant with the symbolic life of late-modern society.

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Peter Steggals is Visiting Researcher in Medical Sociology at Newcastle University, UK. He has previously worked with self-harming prisoners as part of a Forensic Psychology unit in Her Majesty's Prison Service.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $84.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-47059-1
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Hardcover $109.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-47058-4
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Making Sense of Self-harm
Book Subtitle
The Cultural Meaning and Social Context of Nonsuicidal Self-injury
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-47059-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137470591
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-47058-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 242
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