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  • Final Journeysby Alistair Hunter; Eva Soom Ammann

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 140.00

    A recurring theme of the public discourse on immigration in Europe today is that migrants are primarily young people, of working age. Against this short-sighted view, the main contribution of this book is to propose that processes of ageing and dying constitute a critical juncture in the settlement of migrant-origin communities, precipitating novel... more...

  • Small Piecesby Joanne Limburg

    Atlantic Books 2017; US$ 10.99

    My mother, my family and Judaism are nested inside each other. I am Jewish and always Jewish; it's analogous with family, however hard it is, and however strained, it can never be disavowed... I remain, as my therapist put it, 'enmeshed', all tangled up in the family hoard. This book has been both a continuation of my conversations with them, and... more...

  • Childhood and Death in Victorian Englandby Sarah Seaton

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 11.07

    In this fascinating book, the reader is taken on a journey of real life accounts of Victorian children, how they lived, worked, played and ultimately died. Many of these stories have remained hidden for over 100 years. They are now unearthed to reveal the hardship and cruel conditions experienced by many youngsters, such as a traveling fair child,... more...

  • CHOOSING TO LIVEby Cliff Williams

    Charles C Thomas 2017; US$ 28.95

    As a practicing psychiatrist, this book is the product of the author's clinical practice and experience. It focuses on the issue of suicide. more...

  • Resurrection of the Dead in Early Judaism, 200 BCE-CE 200by C. D. Elledge

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 94.99

    A study of the formation and development in early Judaism of a belief in a future resurrection from the grave. It draws on evidence from the Apocrypha, Pseudepigrapha, the Dead Sea Scrolls, inscriptions, and archaeology. more...

  • Cremation and the Archaeology of Deathby Jessica Cerezo-Román; Anna Wessman; Howard Williams

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 119.99

    This collection brings together leading experts and new voices in the study of death in the human past. The book explores the rich range of archaeological evidence shedding light on the use of cremation from prehistory to the present day. more...

  • Suicide Research Selected Readingsby Y. W. Koo; M. McDonough; V. Ross; D. De Leo

    Australian Academic Press 2017; US$ 14.99

    A review of internationally peer-reviewed suicide research published during the year, this remarkable resource has been prepared each year since 2009 by the prestigious Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention (AISRAP). It is a handy pocket reference designed to make suicide research more approachable to non-specialists at the professional... more...

  • Art of Living, Art of Dyingby Carlo Leget; George Fitchett

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 24.95

    Talking about dying and death can be difficult for those facing the end of life. This book presents a model and offers examples for discussing existential questions with patients receiving end-of-life care. Updating the Ars Moriendi tradition, this book offers a non-judgemental approach for supporting people through the spiritual aspects of dying. more...

  • Suicideby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 4.99

    Partez à la découverte du suicide avec ce Grand Article Universalis ! Le suicide trahit au premier chef le désir de surmonter l'irréversibilité, mais dans l'antécédence. « C'est parfois la peur de la mort qui pousse les hommes à la mort », disait Épicure. Mais qu'est-ce que cette crainte de la mort, sinon l'attente d'un sort inévitable ? Aussi... 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...