Our Changing Journey To The End Reshaping Death Dying And Grief In America 2 Volumes

Author by : Christina Staudt Ph.D.
Language : en
Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
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Description : This novel, cross-disciplinary collection explains how dying, death, and grieving have changed in America, for better or worse, since the turn of the millennium. • Shows how high health care costs; concern for the environment; and a diverse, aging population necessitate rethinking the care of those who are at the end of life • Discusses controversial topics such as extending life versus quality of life and the politics and laws governing assisted suicide and integrating our final resting place into the urban landscape • Addresses the effects of the Internet and social media on customs surrounding dying and mourning • Includes cross-disciplinary insights from fields as diverse as psychology, religion, medicine, law, and popular culture


Our Changing Journey To The End New Venues In The Search For Dignity And Grace

Author by : Christina Staudt
Language : en
Publisher by :
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Total Read : 54
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Description : In this collection, scholars from across the nation illuminate the changes that have taken place in recent years, are now underway, and loom on the horizon as they lead readers on an exploration of the ways Americans think about and handle dying and death.