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  • Suicidologíaby Álvaro Valdivia Pareja

    Editorial UPC 2015; US$ 8.00

    En esta obra, Álvaro Valdivia Pareja acerca al lector a esta disciplina sobre la cual aún no se ha profundizado en América Latina. Esta obra se dirige a una variedad amplia de lectores: desde sobrevivientes de suicidio y/o aquellas personas que han experimentado el suicidio de alguna persona cercana hasta profesionales en salud mental, médicos, asistentes... more...

  • Suicide in the Entertainment Industryby David K. Frasier

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2005; US$ 49.95

    This work covers 840 intentional suicide cases initially reported in Daily Variety (the entertainment industry's trade journal), but also drawing attention from mainstream news media. These cases are taken from the ranks of vaudeville, film, theatre, dance, music, literature (writers with direct connections to film), and other allied fields in... more...

  • The Corpseby Christine Quigley

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2005; US$ 35.00

    Throughout the centuries, different cultures have established a variety of procedures for handling and disposing of corpses. Often the methods are directly associated with the deceased's position in life, such as a pharaoh's mummification in Egypt or the cremation of a Buddhist. Treatment by the living of the dead over time and across cultures... more...

  • Mortuary Dialoguesby David Lipset; Eric K. Silverman

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 34.95

    Mortuary Dialogues presents fresh perspectives on death and mourning across the Pacific Islands. Through a set of rich ethnographies, the book examines how funerals and death rituals give rise to discourse and debate about sustaining moral personhood and community amid modernity and its enormous transformations. The book's key concept, "mortuary... more...

  • To Die in Cubaby Louis A. Pérez Jr.

    The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 25.99

    For much of the nineteenth century and all of the twentieth, the per capita rate of suicide in Cuba was the highest in Latin America and among the highest in the world--a condition made all the more extraordinary in light of Cuba's historic ties to the Catholic church. In this richly illustrated social and cultural history of suicide in Cuba, Louis... more...

  • Retiens-moi...by Edwige Laure Nguenya; Nicolas Vacher

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Une profonde réflexion sur la vie et la mort et les choix d’une existence humaine. Après une vie si mouvementée, Fran est arrivée au bout de son chemin. Riche en tragédies, rebondissements, mais aussi de quelques moments heureux, elle estime que le tour est bouclé. Sereine, lucide et posée, la quarantaine à peine franchie, elle avance vers ce qui... more...

  • Death, Materiality and Mediationby Barbara Graham

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 27.95

    In Death, Materiality and Mediation , Barbara Graham analyzes a diverse range of objects associated with remembrance in both the public and private arenas through ethnography of communities on both sides of the Irish border. In doing so, she explores the materially mediated interactions between the living and the dead, revealing the physical, cognitive,... more...

  • Living Through Suicide Loss with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)by Lisa Morgan

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 19.95

    Losing someone to suicide brings daily tribulations and long-term challenges. These challenges are exacerbated when you have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This book looks at how suicide loss is experienced and processed by people who have ASD, and how they can be supported by those around them. more...

  • Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: Global Views on Choosing to End Lifeby Michael Cholbi

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 73.00

    Euthanasia was practiced by Greek physicians as early as 500 BC. In the 20th century, legal and ethical controversies surrounding assisted dying exploded. Many religions and medical organizations led the way in opposition, citing the incompatibility of assisted dying with various religious traditions and with the obligations of medical personnel toward... more...

  • Homeward Boundby Amy Ziettlow; Naomi Cahn

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 19.99

    Homeward Bound draws on qualitative interviews with family caregivers to explore how the legal frameworks that define the elder care, burial, and wealth transfer process are understood, accessed, ignored, or fall short. It pays close attention to the ways a family's internal norms and structure define these experiences and their relationship to the... more...