Books in category Social Science – Death & Dying

  • Fragile Tears

    Fragile Tears

    Stories on the passing of beloved animal companions.

  • 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.

  • The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of Death and Burial

    The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of Death and Burial
    Sarah Tarlow, Liv Nilsson Stutz

    The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of Death and Burial reviews the current state of mortuary archaeology and its practice, highlighting its often contentious place in the modern socio-politics of archaeology.

  • Most Deserving of Death

    Most Deserving of Death?
    Kenneth Williams

    This book demonstrates that it is the inconsistent and often incoherent jurisprudence of the United States Supreme Court which accounts for a system so lacking in public confidence.

  • Death and Dying in America

    Death and Dying in America
    Andrea Fontana, Jennifer Reid Keene

    This engaging new book takes a fresh approach to the major topics surrounding the processes and rituals of death and dying in the United States.

  • Death and the Displacement of Beauty Foundations of violence

    Death and the Displacement of Beauty: Foundations of violence
    Grace Jantzen

    Jantzen examines the tensions between those who tried to eliminate fear of death by denying its significance, and those like Plotinus who looked to another world for life and beauty.

  • Cemeteries of Seattle

    Cemeteries of Seattle
    Robin Shannon

    A fascinating story exists just below Seattle's surface, buried in the city's many historic cemeteries.

  • Workplace Trauma

    Workplace Trauma
    Noreen Tehrani

    Workplace Trauma is an extremely welcome presentation of the subject of stress in the workplace. This book explores the ways that traumatic events impact the psychological well being of organisations and their employees.

  • Cultural Issues in End of Life Decision Making

    Cultural Issues in End-of-Life Decision Making
    Kathryn L. Braun, James H. Pietsch, Patricia L. Blanchette

    Questions that face dying individuals, their families, and the professionals that help them at the end of their lives are explored in this volume.

  • Obituaries in the Performing Arts 2001

    Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 2001
    Harris M. Lentz III

    Filmographies are given for film and television performers, and photographs of many of the individuals are included. Individual books in this annual series are available dating back to 1994.

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