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Marcus W Feldma – One of the best experts on this subject based on the ideXlab platform.

  • marriage aspiration perceived marriage squeeze and Anomie among unmarried rural male migrant workers in china
    American Journal of Men's Health, 2019
    Co-Authors: Marcus W Feldma

    Abstract:

    Using data from a survey of rural–urban migrants conducted in Xiamen City, China, during 2009, this study explores determinants of Anomie among unmarried rural male migrant workers in the context o…

  • gender differences in Anomie among china s rural migrant workers in the context of gender imbalance and population migration
    Chinese journal of sociology, 2015
    Co-Authors: Marcus W Feldma

    Abstract:

    Most research findings agree that women have higher levels of Anomie than men; that is, socially derived feelings of depression and alienation that sometimes result in deviance. These conclusions a…

L I Weidong – One of the best experts on this subject based on the ideXlab platform.

  • coping resource and the anomia of unmarried rural male migrant workers in the context of gender imbalance
    Population and Development, 2012
    Co-Authors: L I Weidong

    Abstract:

    Based on the theory of strain-coping,this paper constructs the analysis framework of anomia among unmarried rural male migrant workers in the context of China’s gender imbalance,and on that basis studies how coping resource influence anomia among unmarried rural male migrant workers in the context of losing marriage risk.The results show that coping resource have the direct benefit to the anomia of unmarried rural male migrant workers which independent of marry difficult;some of the coping resource have the indirect influence on the anomia of unmarried man,the coping resource would affect the anomia of unmarried rural male migrant workers through influence theirs’ perception of marry difficult.Moreover,this paper also find that taking part in hometown association would enhance the Odds Ratio of marry difficult perception,which challenge the main stream viewpoint of stree-buffering model,indicate that coping resource have duality influence on the anomia of unmarried rural male migrant workers.

Daria Tisch – One of the best experts on this subject based on the ideXlab platform.

  • Anomie or imitation the werther effect of celebrity suicides on suicide rates in 34 oecd countries 1960 2014
    Social Science & Medicine, 2020
    Co-Authors: Mark Lutte, Daria Tisch, Karlij Roe

    Abstract:

    Anomie and imitation have been prominent mechanisms explaining the Werther effect, i.e., the effect of celebrity suicides on a general population’s suicide rate. This study presents a new approach to empirically disentangle both mechanisms. Imitation theory suggests that celebrities act as role models, and that the Werther effect is triggered by the status of the celebrity in question. Anomie theory, on the other hand, suggests that the Werther effect is triggered by the unexpectedness of the event. To this end, we empirically compare the effects of celebrity suicides with the effects of celebrities who died unexpectedly from causes other than suicide (accidents, illnesses, alcohol abuse). Based on language and page-link data from 3,855 Wikipedia pages of 495 celebrities who committed suicide between 1960 and 2014, we measure the status a celebrity has in a particular country and calculate the potential country-specific imitation effect of their suicide. In the same manner, we measure status effects of celebrities who died unexpectedly from accidents, illnesses, or alcohol abuse to reflect Anomie-related effects. We use these measures in a time-series cross-sectional dataset for 34 OECD countries to assess their effects on a country’s overall annual suicide rate. Fixed-effects analyses reveal that country-specific status effects of celebrity suicides lead to significant increases in overall suicide rates, while Anomie-related, unexpected celebrity deaths show no effects. The findings remain robust across a number of alternative specifications, such as controlling for further anomic factors at the macro level (divorce or unemployment rate, for instance). We conclude that the results support the imitation mechanism as an essential social explanation for the Werther effect.