Books in category Social Science – Death & Dying

  • The Evolution of Death

    The Evolution of Death
    Stanley Shostak

  • Pediatric Palliative Care Global Perspectives

    Pediatric Palliative Care: Global Perspectives
    Caprice Knapp, Vanessa Madden, Susan Fowler-Kerry

    The first of its kind, this book describes pediatric palliative care in more than 23 countries.

  • The Survivor s Guide

    The Survivor’s Guide
    V. K. Thornton

    Thornton brings more than a decade of experience in human resources and financial education to an extremely emotional issue–that of what a person needs to know when someone close to them dies.

  • Raised in Captivity

    Raised in Captivity
    Nicky Silver

    "By a mile, the best new play of the season>"–John Heilpern, New York Observer.

  • Supernatural Romance in Film

    Supernatural Romance in Film
    Richard Striner

    Though themes of love, death and the supernatural are mainstays in the history of cinema, this text represents the first scholarly work to address movies that explore all three.

  • Pioneer Cemeteries

    Pioneer Cemeteries
    Annette Stott

    Annette Stott traces this story through Rocky Mountain towns on the western frontier, from the unkempt “boot hills” of the early mining camps and cattle settlements to the more refined “fair mounts.” She shows how people from Asia, …

  • 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 …

  • On the Bones of the Serpent

    On the Bones of the Serpent
    Debbora Battaglia

    The Sabarl struggle for continuity—of the physical and social person and of social relations, of cultureal values, of paternal influence in a matrilineal society—is the subject of Debbora Battaglia's sensitive ethnography of loss and …

  • 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.

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