The Resource Contemporary issues in the sociology of death, dying, and disposal, edited by Glennys Howarth and Peter C. Jupp

Contemporary issues in the sociology of death, dying, and disposal, edited by Glennys Howarth and Peter C. Jupp

Label
Contemporary issues in the sociology of death, dying, and disposal
Title
Contemporary issues in the sociology of death, dying, and disposal
Statement of responsibility
edited by Glennys Howarth and Peter C. Jupp
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CLONE
Dewey number
306.9
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Contemporary issues in the sociology of death, dying, and disposal, edited by Glennys Howarth and Peter C. Jupp
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-216) and index
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  • zbnus
  • glg
Contents
  • Foreword / Michael Young -- Introduction / Glennys Howarth -- 1. The View from the West: Reading the Anthropology of Non-western Death Ritual / Jennifer Hockey -- 2. The Social Facts of Death / Douglas Davies -- 3. Change and Continuity in the Funeral Rituals of Sikhs in Britain / Sewa Singh Kalsi -- 4. Vile Bodies and Mass Media Chantries / Jon Davies --5. Dirt, Death, Decay and Dissolution: American Denial and British Avoidance / Christie Davies -- 6. Dead Beauty: The Preservation, Memorialization, and Destruction of Beauty in Death / Jacque Lynn Foltyn --7. Representations of 'Good' and 'Bad' Death among Deathworkers and the Bereaved / Mary Bradbury -- 8. The Good Death: Attitudes of British Hindus / Shirley Firth -- 9. Terminal Care Education for Doctors /David Field -- 10. Nurses' Perceptions of Stress when Working with Dying Patients on a Cancer Ward / Jeanne Samson Katz -- 11. Police Coping with Death: Assumptions and Rhetoric / Margaret Mitchell
  • 12. Death and the Disease: Inside the Culture of Childhood Cancer / Stephen Ball, Sarah Bignold and Alan Cribb -- 13. Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: Are Doctors' Duties when Following Patients' Orders a Bitter Pill to Swallow? / Demetra M. Pappas -- 14. The Donation of Organs for Transplantation: The Donor Families / Margaret Robbins -- 15. Facing Death without Tradition / Tony Walter
Control code
000013016139
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xix, 225 p.
Isbn
9780333638620
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.b17791121
System control number
  • C01108406031
  • (OCoLC)34076487

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