The Resource Do Funerals Matter? : the purposes and practices of death rituals in global perspective, William G. Hoy

Do Funerals Matter? : the purposes and practices of death rituals in global perspective, William G. Hoy

Label
Do Funerals Matter? : the purposes and practices of death rituals in global perspective
Title
Do Funerals Matter?
Title remainder
the purposes and practices of death rituals in global perspective
Statement of responsibility
William G. Hoy
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Do Funerals Matter? is a creative interweaving of historical, sociocultural, and research-based perspectives on death rituals, drawing from myriad sources to create a picture of what death rituals have been; and where, especially in the Western world, they are going. Death educators, researchers, counselors, clergy, funeral-service professionals, and others will appreciate the book's theory- and research-based approach to the ways in which different cultural groups memorialize their dead. They will also find clear clinical and practical applications in the author's exploration of t
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
393.93
Index
index present
LC call number
GN486
LC item number
.H68 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Do Funerals Matter? : the purposes and practices of death rituals in global perspective, William G. Hoy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Do Funerals Matter?: The Purposes and Practices of Death Rituals in Global Perspective; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Funerals-Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going; 2 More Treasured than Words: The Anchor of Significant Symbols; 3 Getting Everybody Together: The Anchor of Gathered Community; 4 Walk Out What You Can't Talk Out: The Anchor of Ritual Action; 5 Looking Back to Look Forward: The Anchor of Cultural Heritage; 6 Taking the Dead to the Party: The Anchor of the Body's Presence; 7 North American Quests to Personalize Funeral Rituals
  • 8 The Business of Funerals9 Clinical Perspectives on the Value of Funerals; 10 Farther Down the Road: Using Ritual in Grief Counseling; Epilogue; Glossary: What Does that Mean?; References; Index
Control code
ocn830161038
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781135100827
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35358567
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)830161038
  • pebco1135100829

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
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