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Title Dying and death : inter-disciplinary perspectives / edited by Asa Kasher
Published Amsterdam : Rodopi, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 217 pages) : illustrations
Series At the interface/probing the boundaries ; v. 37
At the interface/probing the boundaries ; v. 37
Contents Embalming the American body : sentimental mourning on the cusp of the Civil War / Ashley Byock -- Collective emotions and national mourning / Asa Kasher -- Issues of death and dying for adult children of Holocaust survivors / Paula David -- Death and images of womanhood and manhood : the case of Serbian epic poetry / Mira Crouch -- Extreme makeovers and reciprocal relations between the living and the dead / Kathleen Z. Young -- Death of a friend : some themes in Jacques Derrida's The Work of Mourning / Gary Peters -- Death and the other : the ambivalence of mourning / Havi Carel -- Grace towards the dead / Dana Freibach-Heifetz -- Death and mourning : logistics and mystery / Marguerite Peggy Flynn -- For fear of what the neighbours might say : social networks and suicide in early modern Holland / Laura Cruz -- When a young woman dies : gender, youth and the meaning of suicide in the jazz age / Kathleen Jones -- "Voluntary death" in Japanese history and culture / Lawrence Fouraker -- Medics facing terminal diagnosis? / Angela Armstrong-Coster -- Between organizations, family and death : caring creatively within the hospice organization / Elizabeth Gill -- Reflections on the needs of palliative patients and being on the receiving end of care / Anna Wreath Taube
Summary Annotation Death is a topic people are reluctant to ponder. Neither is dying a process that is usually being openly discussed. However, on a variety of occasions, dying and death are on a person?s minds, under some sensitive circumstances, he or she are eager to discuss with a close person, a friend, a professional. The present volume, the second in the Series on Dying and Death, is meant to enrich personal experience of dying or death by providing its reader with knowledge and understanding of some aspects of dying or death
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Attitude to Death.
Cross-Cultural Comparison.
Suicide -- psychology.
Death -- Psychological aspects.
Mourning customs.
Form Electronic book
Author Kasher, Asa.
ISBN 1435612140 (electronic bk.)
9781435612143 (electronic bk.)