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Thanatology. Death. Dying

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  • Encyclopedia of Death and Dyingby Glennys Howarth; Oliver Leaman

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 305.00

    The Encyclopedia of Death and Dying is the definitive reference source for death, dying and related concepts. It will prove an essential resource for teachers, researchers, professionals and all those with a lay interest in mortality. more...

  • Fragile Livesby Beverley McNamara

    Allen & Unwin 2001; US$ 31.81

    A sensitively observed ethnographic account of the experience of terminal illness and care. more...

  • Changing Ways of Death in Twentieth Century Australiaby Pat Jalland

    University of NSW Press 2006; US$ 32.95

    Death and bereavement come to us all. This is the first book to help us explain and understand their history across twentieth-century Australia. It draws aside the veil of silence that surrounded death for fifty years after 1918 ? characterised by denial, minimal ritual and private sorrow ? and explores the dramatic changes since the 1980s. Emotional... more...

  • The Revival of Deathby Tony Walter

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 65.95

    The current revival of interest in death seeks ultimate authority in the individual self. This is the first book to comprehensively examine this revival and relate it to theories of modernity and postmodernity. more...

  • Representations of Deathby Mary Bradbury

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 63.95

    Drawing upon a rare and highly original ethnography of mortuary practices in the 1990s, this is an intriguing book which takes the reader through the medical, bureaucratic, commercial and ritual aspects of death today. more...

  • Foundations of Violenceby Grace M Jantzen; Grace M. Jantzen

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 52.95

    Foundations of Violence enters the ancient world of Homer, Plato and Aristotle to explore the genealogy of violence in Western thought through its emergence in Greece and Rome. more...

  • Beyond the Bodyby Elizabeth Hallam; Jenny Hockey; Glennys Howarth

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 62.95

    Presents a new and sophisticated approach to death, dying and bereavement, and the sociology of the body. The authors challenge existing theories that put the body at the centre of identity. more...

  • Studies in Contemporary Jewryby Peter Y. Medding

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 119.99

    How has the Jewish family changed over the course of the twentieth century? How has it remained the same? How do Jewish families see themselves--historically, socially, politically, and economically--and how would they like to be seen by others? This book, the fourteenth volume of Oxford's internationally acclaimed Studies in Contemporary Jewry series,... more...

  • Endingsby Michael C. Kearl

    Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 75.00

    Arguing that death is the central force shaping our social life and order, the author draws on a wide variety of disciplines to provide a broad sociological perspective on the interrelationships of life and death. more...

  • Remember Meby Margaret Mitchell

    Taylor & Francis 2007; US$ 37.50

    Much of the literature speaks of healthy bereavement as letting go of the deceased and moving forward with life. This title challenges that notion, discussing the meaning attributed to death and to the anticipation of death. It looks at the ways in which one's relationship with loved ones continues, endures, and perhaps even grows after death. more...