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- Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 54.95
In this exceptional new sixth edition, the author has retained the practical framework for offering immediate problem-solving assistance to persons in crisis. Therefore, the goal of this updated and expanded edition is to provide knowledge and methods applicable to particular crisis circumstances. Specific topics include: core concepts that are fundamental... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 59.95
The goal of this book is to explore the phenomenon of suicide, focusing on males who are at a greater risk than females. Scholars and mental health professionals continue to have the tendency to ignore men and focus instead on the more narrow demographic groups. Attention is drawn to the lack of help-seeking behavior exhibited by men as well as the... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 54.00
Although today in France church attendance is minimal, when death occurs many families still cling to religious rites. In exploring this common reaction to one of the most painful aspects of existence, Thomas Kselman turns to nineteenth-century French beliefs about death and the afterlife not only to show how deeply rooted the cult of the dead is... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 52.95
Some researchers in the field of suicidology think that the old theories of suicide are too constraining and impede advances in the understanding of suicide. However the books authors are not quite so critical of past theories. In the book they review the classic theories of suicide, both psychological and sociological, because they are the foundation... more...
- Simon & Schuster UK 2014; Not Available
One of the most important psychological studies of the late twentieth century, On Death and Dying grew out of Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross's famous interdisciplinary seminar on death, life and transition. In this remarkable book, Dr. Kubler-Ross first explores the now-famous stages of death: denial and isolation, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
This study reassesses the criminal body from sentencing to execution and afterlife, using the nineteenth-century Red Barn murder as a case study. Positioned within the burgeoning field of medical humanities, it places culture and power at the centre of debates surrounding criminal justice and public punishment. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95
From the author of the best-selling memoir An Unquiet Mind , comes the first major book in a quarter century on suicide, and its terrible pull on the young in particular. Night Falls Fast is tragically timely: suicide has become one of the most common killers of Americans between the ages of fifteen and forty-five. An internationally acknowledged... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95
Presenting rich, new interdisciplinary empirical case studies and fieldwork from the US and Europe, Asia, The Middle East, Australasia and Africa, Mediating and Remediating Death shows how different media forms contribute to the shaping and transformation of various forms of death and commemoration, whether in terms of their range and distribution,... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2010; US$ 21.88
Aktive Sterbehilfe als Ausdruck gläubigen Vertrauens? Die großen Kirchen in Deutschland sind sich in ihrer strikten Ablehnung einer Liberalisierung der Sterbehilfe einig. Umso augenfälliger ist es, dass diese Position von vielen Christen und von anderen Volkskirchen in Europa nicht geteilt wird. Diskutiert wird über das umstrittene Vorbild anderer... more...