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Title Unequal before death / edited by Christina Staudt and Marcelline Block
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2012
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Description 1 online resource (lii, 248 pages) : illustrations
Summary Death has been deemed the "great equalizer," but each journey towards our shared, ultimate fate is unique. The length of our lives, the quality of our last days, how our deaths are perceived by others, and the handling of our remains are governed by nature and many socio-cultural factors. Unequal Before Death is an edited collection that addresses inequalities surrounding death from the perspectives of scholars in a wide range of humanistic and social science disciplines, including art histor .
Notes Print version record
Subject Death -- Religious aspects -- Congresses.
Death -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Equality -- Congresses.
Mortality -- Congresses.
Papers from a conference held March 2010, Columbia University
Terminally ill -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Block, Marcelline.
Staudt, Christina.
ISBN 1299659101
144383856X (electronic bk.)
9781443838566 (electronic bk.)