The Resource Death and bereavement across cultures, edited by Colin Murray Parkes, Pittu Laungani, and Bill Young

Death and bereavement across cultures, edited by Colin Murray Parkes, Pittu Laungani, and Bill Young

Label
Death and bereavement across cultures
Title
Death and bereavement across cultures
Statement of responsibility
edited by Colin Murray Parkes, Pittu Laungani, and Bill Young
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
All societies have their own customs and beliefs surrounding death. This handbook explains how to offer appropriate and sensitive support to those from other cultures who are dying or bereaved
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
306.9
Index
index present
LC call number
BF789.D4
LC item number
D343 1997eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Death and bereavement across cultures, edited by Colin Murray Parkes, Pittu Laungani, and Bill Young
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 244-251) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Colin Murray Parkes, Pittu Laungani and Bill Young -- Culture and religion / Colin Murray Parkes, Pittu Laungani and Bill Young -- Grief in small-scale societies / Paul C. Rosenblatt -- Death in a Hindu family / Pittu Laungani -- A death on the roof of the world : the perspective of Tibetan Buddhism / Uwe P. Gielen -- Jewish views and customs on death / Ellen Levine -- Christianity / Harold Ter Blanche and Colin Murray Parkes -- The many facets of Islam : death, dying and disposal between orthodox rule and historical convention / Gerdien Jonker -- Secularization / Tony Walter -- Childhood, death and bereavement across cultures / Bill Young and Danai Papadatou -- Help for the dying and bereaved / Colin Murray Parkes -- Conclusions I : implications for practice and policy / Pittu Laungani -- Conclusions II : attachments and losses in cross-cultural perspective / Colin Murray Parkes
Control code
ocm53706061
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 261 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781134789788
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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ebl168535
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b27451847
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)53706061
  • pebcs0203435192

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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