Books in category Social Science – Death & Dying

  • Last Rights

    Last Rights
    Stephen P. Kiernan

    These are just a few of the incredible findings award-winning journalist Stephen P. Kiernan reveals in Last Rights, an exposé of America's substandard care of people who are dying.

  • Rethinking Old Age

    Rethinking Old Age
    Paul Higgs, Chris Gilleard

    Inspired by the authors' ground-breaking work on the third and fourth age and supported by extensive sociological, medical and historical research, Rethinking Old Age offers a unique and timely analysis of the fourth age as a 'social …

  • Viaje Sagrado Vivir Con Proposito y Morir Sin Miedo

    Viaje Sagrado: Vivir Con Proposito y Morir Sin Miedo
    Swami Rama

    "Para entender la muerte, un ser humano ha de intentar entender el proposito de la vida y la relacion entre la vida y la muerta.

  • The Good Death

    The Good Death
    Ann Neumann

    The Good Death presents a fearless examination of how we approach death, and how those of us close to dying loved ones live in death’s wake. From the Hardcover edition.

  • Decision Making Near the End of Life

    Decision Making Near the End of Life
    James L. Werth Jr., Dean Blevins

    Case studies and first-person stories about decision-making, written by professionals in the field, bring a uniquely personal touch to this valuable text.

  • Nine Years Under

    Nine Years Under
    Sheri Booker

    While she never got over her terror of the embalming room, Booker learned to expect the unexpected and to never, ever cry. Nine Years Under offers readers an unbelievable glimpse into an industry in the backdrop of all our lives.

  • The Last Word

    The Last Word
    C. Nadia Seremetakis

    C. Nadia Seremetakis liberates the analysis of gender from reductive binary models and pioneers the alternative perspective of self-reflexive "native anthropology" in European ethnography.

  • C mo ayudar a los ni os ante la muerte y el duelo

    Cómo ayudar a los niños ante la muerte y el duelo
    Francesco Campione

    Los niños experimentan desde temprana edad el miedo a morir, a veces se sienten trastornados cuando en lugar de alguien queda una ausencia o un vacío y, en algunos casos, hasta pueden llegar a rechazar la vida.

  • Dying and Death in Later Anglo Saxon England

    Dying and Death in Later Anglo-Saxon England
    Victoria Thompson

    Study of late Anglo-Saxon texts and grave monuments illuminates contemporary attitudes towards dying and the dead.

  • Children s Encounters with Death Bereavement and Coping

    Children’s Encounters with Death, Bereavement, and Coping
    David Balk, PhD

    This book is a real contribution to the growing literature in this field.

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