Introduction to the Second Edition; The Social and Political Contexts; The Origins of the New Violence; An Anthropology of Suicide; The Prevalence of Aboriginal Suicide - Definitional Problems; The Prevalence of Aboriginal Suicide - the Data; Towards an Explanation of Aboriginal Suicide; Contributing Factors - Aboriginal Community Values; Contributing Factors - Societal Values; Lessons from Abroad; Towards Alleviation; Index.
Professor Colin Tatz AO researches, teaches and writes in the fields of Aboriginal affairs, comparative race politics, Holocaust and genocide, Jewish studies, migration, suicide, and sports history. In 1964 he founded and was the initial director of what is now the Monash Indigenous Centre. He has held chairs of Politics at the University of New England and at Macquarie University and is currently Visiting Fellow in Politics and International Relations at the Australian National University. He is the founding director of the Australian Institute for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Sydney.