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dc.contributor.authorFullagar, Simoneen_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-04-24T11:39:55Z
dc.date.available2017-04-24T11:39:55Z
dc.date.issued2003en_US
dc.date.modified2009-11-18T05:32:28Z
dc.identifier.issn00048690en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1177/0004869003035076en_AU
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/6455
dc.description.abstractYouth suicide is a specific gesture of waste, a throwing away of the gift, and thus it embodies a powerful statement about young people's refusal to live. In this article I suggest that it is a refusal to engage with, and be sustained by, the particular economies of value, morality and meaning that govern identity within contemporary cultural life. From a post-structuralist perspective the metaphors through which suicide comes to be known are examined via indepth interviews conducted with young people ( n = 41) as part of a larger study also involving adults/professionals ( n = 40) within urban and regional communities. Shame figures predominantly in young people's accounts of suicidal experiences and the everyday social relations that govern the expression of emotion. In contrast to the positivist bent of much suicide research and policy, this article argues for the necessity of understanding the social dynamics of shame in relation to the forces of affect that constitute the emergent subjectivities of young people.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_AU
dc.format.extent86262 bytes
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherSageen_US
dc.publisher.placeLondonen_US
dc.publisher.urihttp://jos.sagepub.com/en_AU
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom291en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto307en_US
dc.relation.ispartofissue3en_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalJournal of Sociologyen_US
dc.relation.ispartofvolume39en_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode321204en_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode370199en_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode370403en_US
dc.titleWasted lives: The social dynamics of shame and youth suicideen_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Peer Reviewed (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articlesen_US
gro.facultyGriffith Business School, Department of Tourism, Sport and Hotel Managementen_US
gro.rights.copyrightCopyright 2003 SAGE Publications. This is the author-manuscript version of the paper. Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Please refer to the journal's website for access to the definitive, published version.en_AU
gro.date.issued2003
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