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  • Soziale Arbeit in Palliative Careby Sabine Pankofer; Gian Domenico Borasio; Monika Führer; Maria Wasner

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 24.59

    Neben Medizin und Pflege spielt die Soziale Arbeit bei der Begleitung von Patienten und ihren Familien die wichtigste Rolle im multiprofessionellen Palliative-Care-Team. Dieses Handbuch bietet eine umfassende Darstellung der Bedeutung, Aufgabe und Wirkung Sozialer Arbeit im Bereich Palliative Care. Es gibt den aktuellen wissenschaftlichen Kenntnisstand... more...

  • Fandom, Image and Authenticityby Jennifer Otter Bickerdike

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Kurt Cobain and Ian Curtis. Through death, they became icons. However, the lead singers have been removed from their humanity, replaced by easily replicated and distributed commodities bearing their image. This book examines how the anglicised singers provide secular guidance to the modern consumer in an ever more uncertain world. more...

  • Death's Summer Coatby Brandy Schillace

    Elliott & Thompson 2015; US$ 8.47

    A new conversation is starting on this most universal of topics. But to know where we are heading, we need to know where we have come from... Death is the one subject we will all confront; it touches our families, our homes, our hearts. And yet we have grown used to denying its existence, treating it as an enemy to be beaten back with medical... more...

  • Economies of Deathby Patricia Lopez; Kathryn A. Gillespie

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Economies of Death: Economic Logics of Killable Life and Grievable Death examines the economic logic involved in determining whose lives and deaths come to matter and why. Drawing from eight distinct case studies focused on the killability and grievability of certain humans, animals, and environmental systems, this book advances an intersectional... more...

  • Farewell to the Worldby Marzio Barbagli

    Wiley 2015; US$ 74.95

    What drives a person to take his or her own life? Why would an individual be willing to strap a bomb to himself and walk into a crowded marketplace, blowing himself up at the same time as he kills and maims the people around him? Does suicide or ?voluntary death? have the same meaning today as it had in earlier centuries, and does it have the same... more...

  • Recovering from the Loss of a Siblingby Katherine Fair Donnelly

    Open Road Distribution 2015; US$ 6.99

    An extremely well-written, compassionate guide for the millions of people who come face to face with a death in their own families When a brother or sister dies, surviving siblings often receive little support or recognition of their pain. But their grief is real, and there is a way to recover from it. Through intimate, true stories and interviews... more...

  • The Little Book of Gothsby Dan Vice

    Crombie Jardine Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 2.99

    To be a Goth is to be unique, creative and misunderstood and, in order to be truly ?gothic?, it is necessary to conform to certain rules. Here is a little guide to the dark and mysterious Goth world, covering: popular myths and stereotypes; how to spot, become or insult a Goth; Goth philosophy; and the mating ritual. Be afraid. more...

  • A Good Deathby Sandra Martin

    HarperCollins Canada 2016; US$ 21.99

    We can?t avoid death, but the prospect is a lot less terrifying since the Supreme Court of Canada legalized physician-assisted death. Competent adults, suffering grievously from intolerable medical conditions, will have the right to ask for a doctor?s help in ending their lives. That much is clear. The challenge now is to pass legislation that reflects... more...

  • The Blue Zones Solution: by Dan Buettner | Key Takeaways, Analysis & Reviewby Eureka Books

    iDreamBooks Inc 2015; US$ 2.99

    The Blue Zones Solution: by Dan Buettner | Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review The Blue Zones Solution by Dan Buettner expands on research into the regions of the world where residents are more likely to live to the age of 100 and beyond, the Blue Zones? This companion to The Blue Zones Solution includes: Overview of the book Important People... more...

  • Modern Mummiesby Christine Quigley

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2006; US$ 39.95

    For many, a mummy is an Egyptian pharaoh, wrapped in cloth, found thousands of years later in a pyramid by archaeologists. But mummies need not be ancient. Modern-day mummies can be found under glass in special tombs built in their honor, in private collections where they have come to rest after decades on the carnival circuit, in dissecting rooms... more...