The Resource What death means now : thinking critically about dying and grieving, Tony Walter

What death means now : thinking critically about dying and grieving, Tony Walter

Label
What death means now : thinking critically about dying and grieving
Title
What death means now
Title remainder
thinking critically about dying and grieving
Statement of responsibility
Tony Walter
Creator
Contributor
Author
Provider
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Bringing 25 years of research and teaching in the sociology of death and dying to this important book, Tony Walter engages critically with key questions around this universal fact
Cataloging source
NLE
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1948-
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Walter, Tony
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ1073
LC item number
.W367 2017eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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JSTOR
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  • Death
  • Death
  • Grief
  • Death
  • Death
  • Grief
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Cultural Policy
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Death & Dying
Label
What death means now : thinking critically about dying and grieving, Tony Walter
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Thinking critically; The book's perspective; What the book is not about; Outline of the book; 1. What's the problem; Wrong ideas?; Wrong structures? -- 2. Good to talk?; Good reasons to talk; Questionable reasons to talk; Limits to talk -- 3. A better way to die?; The new craft of dying; A constrained craft -- 4. What are professionals good at?; Four professional roles; Compassionate communities -- 5. Why hold a funeral?; Life-centred funerals; Archaic structures?; Funeral poverty -- 6. How to dispose of bodies?; Issues; Sustainability: disposal techniques; New concepts: dispersal techniques -- 7. How to mourn?; Emotions or economics?; Contain or express grief?; Let go of the dead, or live with them?; Freedom to grieve? -- 8. Distance and the digital: how to connect?; Distance; Dying; The remains; Digital legacy; Mourning; Connecting to the dead -- 9. Pervasive death; Separated death; Pervasive death; Drivers; Counter trends
Edition
1st.
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781447337416
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 9781447337416
  • 22573/ctt22r8n28
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1000454722
  • (OCoLC)on1000454722
Label
What death means now : thinking critically about dying and grieving, Tony Walter
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Thinking critically; The book's perspective; What the book is not about; Outline of the book; 1. What's the problem; Wrong ideas?; Wrong structures? -- 2. Good to talk?; Good reasons to talk; Questionable reasons to talk; Limits to talk -- 3. A better way to die?; The new craft of dying; A constrained craft -- 4. What are professionals good at?; Four professional roles; Compassionate communities -- 5. Why hold a funeral?; Life-centred funerals; Archaic structures?; Funeral poverty -- 6. How to dispose of bodies?; Issues; Sustainability: disposal techniques; New concepts: dispersal techniques -- 7. How to mourn?; Emotions or economics?; Contain or express grief?; Let go of the dead, or live with them?; Freedom to grieve? -- 8. Distance and the digital: how to connect?; Distance; Dying; The remains; Digital legacy; Mourning; Connecting to the dead -- 9. Pervasive death; Separated death; Pervasive death; Drivers; Counter trends
Edition
1st.
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781447337416
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 9781447337416
  • 22573/ctt22r8n28
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1000454722
  • (OCoLC)on1000454722

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