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Death & Dying

  • Every Third Thoughtby Robert McCrum

    Pan Macmillan 2017; US$ 16.90

    'Thoughtful, subtle, elegantly clever and oddly joyous, Every Third Thought is beautiful' Kate Mosse In 1995, at the age of forty two, Robert McCrum suffered a dramatic and near-fatal stroke, the subject of his acclaimed memoir My Year Off . Ever since that life-changing event, McCrum has lived in the shadow of death, unavoidably aware of his... more...

  • Bereaved Parents and their Continuing Bondsby Catherine Seigal

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 18.95

    Catherine Seigal, a counsellor, shares the stories of bereaved parents and reflects on them to illustrate how they develop and nurture ongoing bonds with their child who has died. This book will be of interest and value to both bereaved parents and their families, and to those who work with them. more...

  • Mourning Remainsby Isaias Rojas-Perez

    Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    Mourning Remains examines the attempts to find, recover, and identify the bodies of Peruvians who were disappeared during the 1980s and 1990s counterinsurgency campaign in Peru's central southern Andes. Isaias Rojas-Perez explores the lives and political engagement of elderly Quechua mothers as they attempt to mourn and seek recognition for their... more...

  • Breaking the Thread of Lifeby Robert Barry

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Suicide, and how civilized people should respond to it, is an increasingly controversial topic in modern society. In Holland, suicide is the third leading cause of death of people between the ages of fifteen and forty. In the United States, it is the second leading cause of death among older teenagers. Laws prohibiting assisted suicide are being directly... more...

  • Awareness of Dyingby Barney G. Glaser; Anselm L. Strauss

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Should patients be told they are dying? How do families react when one of their members is facing death? Who should reveal that death is imminent? How does hospital staff-doctors, nurses, and attendants-act toward the dying patient and his family? more...

  • Understanding and Supporting Bereaved Childrenby M.A. Andy McNiel; FT EdD Pamela Gabbay

    Springer Publishing Company 2017; US$ 59.99

    This practical guide provides a framework and useful techniques for helping bereaved youth in numerous settings This welcomed addition to the field of childhood bereavement is brimming with innovative yet practical interventions for human service professionals helping grieving youth in a variety of settings. Written by noted experts with over... more...

  • The Way We Die Nowby Seamus O'Mahony

    St. Martin's Press 2017; US$ 18.89

    We have lost the ability to deal with death. Most of our friends and beloved relations will die in a busy hospital in the care of strangers, doctors, and nurses they have known at best for a couple of weeks. They may not even know they are dying, victims of the kindly lie that there is still hope. They are unlikely to see even their family doctor... more...

  • 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...

  • Suicide as a Dramatic Performanceby David Lester

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Each suicide is as unique as the individuals involved, especially if one examines the nature of the act and to what extent these acts can be viewed as a theatrical performance. Focusing on the dramatic aspects of suicide may seem tangential to the physical and mental pain experienced by those who try to kill themselves, but dramatic aspects often provide... more...