Death, Society and Human Experience (1-download)
Routledge, 22 juil. 2015 - 528 pages
Providing an understanding of the relationship with death, both as an individual and as a member of society. This book is intended to contribute to your understanding of your relationship with death, both as an individual and as a member of society. Kastenbaum shows how individual and societal attitudes influence both how and when we die and how we live and deal with the knowledge of death and loss. Robert Kastenbaum is a renowned scholar who developed one of the world's first death education courses and introduced the first text for this market. This landmark text draws on contributions from the social and behavioral sciences as well as the humanities, such as history, religion, philosophy, literature, and the arts, to provide thorough coverage of understanding death and the dying process.
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1 As We Think about Death
2 What is Death?
3 The Death System
5 Hospice and Palliative Care
6 EndofLife Issues and Decisions
Murder Terrorism Genocide Disaster and Accident
10 Death in the World of Childhood
11 Bereavement Grief and Mourning
12 The Funeral Process
13 Do We Survive Death?
14 How Can We Help?
15 Good Life Good Death?
9 Euthanasia Assisted Death Abortion and the Right to Die