Social Perspectives on Death and Dying

 
 
Fernwood Publishing Co Ltd
  • 2. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 10. Oktober 2008
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 255 Seiten
978-1-55266-238-0 (ISBN)
 
While death is an inevitable happening in our lives, the perspectives that we hold about death and dying are socially constructed. This text takes us through the issues, both social and personal, which surround death and dying in our country. It challenges us to examine our own thoughts, feelings and fears - of the death and dying phenomena.
  • Englisch
  • Black Point, Nova Scotia
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  • Kanada
  • Überarbeitete Ausgabe
  • Höhe: 231 mm
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  • Breite: 151 mm
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  • Dicke: 17 mm
  • 354 gr
978-1-55266-238-0 (9781552662380)
1552662381 (1552662381)
Jeanette A. Auger teaches sociology at Acadia University and is the author of "From the Inside Looking Out: Competing Ideas About Growing Old" and "Passing Through: End of Life Decisions for Lesbians and Gay Men."
Canadian Perspectives on Death and Dying: Introduction * Your experiences and Perspectives of Death and Dying * Key Concepts in the Maze of Death and Dying * Historical Attitudes Toward Death and Dying * Types of Death and Dying * Hospice Palliative Care * Euthanasia as a Sociological Issue * AIDs as a Sociological Issue * Cross-Cultural Variations in Death and Dying * Funeral and Burial Practices * Legal and Ethical Issues in Death and Dying * Suicide n Canada * Dealing with Grief and Bereavement * The Revival of Interest in Death and Dying * Internet Resources.

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