The Resource Endings : a sociology of death and dying, Michael C. Kearl

Endings : a sociology of death and dying, Michael C. Kearl

Label
Endings : a sociology of death and dying
Title
Endings
Title remainder
a sociology of death and dying
Statement of responsibility
Michael C. Kearl
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Arguing that death is the central force shaping our social life and order, the author draws on a wide variety of disciplines to provide a broad sociological perspective on the interrelationships of life and death
Related
Cataloging source
Nz
Dewey number
306/.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1073
LC item number
.K43 1989eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Endings : a sociology of death and dying, Michael C. Kearl
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • 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
1. Introduction: Death's Revelations of Life; 2. What Death Means: Death in Cross-Cultural and Historical Perspective; 3. Death's Impacts on Society; 4. How We Die: The Social Stratification of Death; 5. Death and Religion; 6. Secular Perspectives on Death; 7. Death and Work; 8. The Politics of Death; 9. Death and the Military Experience; 10. Death in Popular Culture; 11. Death and the Medical System; 12. Death and the Individual: The Social Psychology of Dying and Surviving; Index
Control code
ocn228169359
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 521 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280439674
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36223207
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)228169359
  • ebsco0195045157

Library Locations

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