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- Trinity University Press 2012; US$ 16.95
Bret and Kim Stafford, the oldest children of the poet and pacifist William Stafford, were pals. Bret was the good son, the obedient public servant, Kim the itinerant wanderer. In this family of two parent teachers, with its intermittent celebration of “talking recklessly,? there was a code of silence about hard things: “Why tell what hurts?? As childhood... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 25.00
"Aberrations of Mourning," originally published in 1988, is the long unavailable first book in Laurence A. Rickels's "unmourning" trilogy, followed by "The Case of California" and "Nazi Psychoanalysis.". Rickels studies mourning and melancholia within and around psychoanalysis, analyzing the writings of such... more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2005; US$ 31.00
This is a study of youth who have, or feel they have, no purpose in life?or who may be seeking freedom in death. It is a portrait of life, and of self-destruction, by young Australian Aboriginal men and women. To comprehend this phenomenon occurring more often outside custody, one has to appreciate Australian Aboriginal history? it contributes more... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 75.00
Over a decade has passed since the publication of the groundbreaking Handbook of Adolescent Death and Bereavement. Much has transpired since then in terms of theoretical understandings, research advances, and practical experiences. The Handbook appeared in a pre-9/11 world. We know more about complicated bereavement than we did in 1996. This book explores... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 65.00
While advance directives hold a great deal of promise for ensuring self-determination and quality of life near its end, the majority of Americans face life-threatening illness without having completed effective advance care planning.. This volume recounts the history of advance directives, chronicling the evolution of an approach that initially focused... more...
- eContent Management Pty Ltd 2007; US$ 66.00
Illness, death, loss and grief are universal experiences. Thus the provision of palliative and supportive care that meet the needs of diverse and vulnerable populations requires a public health approach. Advances in Contemporary Palliative and Supportive Care introduces some new voices into the debates and charts changing international trends in the... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2012; US$ 13.99
Moira Farr discovered Daniel Jones? body on Valentine?s Day, 1994. Struggling with deep depression, he had killed himself using a method clearly outlined in the bestselling book, Final Exit . Six years later, in an account both deeply personal and thoughtfully political, Farr reflects on Daniel?s suicide and its consequences. After Daniel is not... more...
- Granta Publications 2012; US$ 11.99
This is the story of how and why a talented writer came to kill himself. When Diana Athill met the man she calls Didi, an Egyptian in exile, she fell in love instantly and out of love just as fast. Didi moved into her flat, they shared housework and holidays, and a life of easy intimacy seemed to beckon. But Didi's sweetness and intelligence soon... more...