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The Resource Death : current perspectives, [edited by] John B. Williamson, Edwin S. Shneidman

Death : current perspectives, [edited by] John B. Williamson, Edwin S. Shneidman

Label
Death : current perspectives
Title
Death
Title remainder
current perspectives
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] John B. Williamson, Edwin S. Shneidman
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Williamson, John B
  • Shneidman, Edwin S
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Death
  • Terminally ill
  • Suicide
  • Bereavement
Label
Death : current perspectives, [edited by] John B. Williamson, Edwin S. Shneidman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 461-470) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The personification of death / Robert Kastenbaum -- A befitting and appropriate death / Avery D. Weisman -- The pornography of death / Geoffrey Gorer -- Death in popular culture / Michael C. Kearl -- The terror of death / Ernest Becker -- Western attitudes toward death / Philippe Ariès -- The Black Death as a major event in world history / Yves Renouard -- AIDS as human suffering / Paul Farmer and Arthur Kleinman -- Strategies for bringing the AIDS epidemic under control / Malcolm Gladwell -- Death be not strange / Peter Metcalf -- Days of the Dead in Oaxaca, Mexico: an historical inquiry / Judith Strupp Green -- Clinical care in the AIDS epidemic / Gerald H. Friedland -- The ritual drama of mutual pretense / Barney G. Glaser and Anselm L. Strauss -- Death, uses of a corpse, and social worth / David Sudnow -- Dying at Murray Manor / Jaber F. Gubrium -- Hospice care for the 1990s: a concept coming of age / Marian Gentile and Maryanne Fello -- The American way of death / Jessica Mitford -- Public behavior in the funeral home / Vanderlyn R. Pine -- Symptomatology and management of acute grief / Erich Lindemann -- A grief observed / C.S. Lewis -- Unresolved grief / Terese Rando -- Disenfranchised grief / Kenneth J. Doka -- The child's theories concerning death / Maria Nagy -- Worlds of dying children and their well siblings / Myra Bluebond-Langner -- Children traumatized by witnessing acts of personal violence: homicide, rape, or suicide behavior / Robert S. Pynoos -- The death of a child / Beverley Raphael -- Voluntary active euthanasia / Dan Brock -- When self-determination runs amok / Daniel Callahan -- The Nazi "euthanasia" program / Robert Jay Lifton -- Harvesting the dead / Willard Gaylin -- Egoistic suicide / Émile Durkheim -- Epidemiology of suicide in the United States / John L. McIntosh -- Examining suicide from a life span perspective / Judith M. Stillion and Eugene E. McDowell -- Suicide as psychache / Edwin S. Shneidman -- Kids who kill / Gordon Witkin -- This is your death / Jacob Weisberg -- Death penalty sentiment in the United States / Hans Zeisel and Alec M. Gallup -- Loss of communality at Buffalo Creek / Kai T. Erikson -- Night / Elie Wiesel -- Megamurders / R.J. Rummel -- Near-death experiences: new evidence for survival? / Robert Kastenbaum -- Do we survive death? / Bertrand Russell -- The postself / Edwin S. Shneidman
Control code
ocm30666813
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
vii, 487 pages
Isbn
9781559340113
Lccn
94025375
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)30666813
Label
Death : current perspectives, [edited by] John B. Williamson, Edwin S. Shneidman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 461-470) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The personification of death / Robert Kastenbaum -- A befitting and appropriate death / Avery D. Weisman -- The pornography of death / Geoffrey Gorer -- Death in popular culture / Michael C. Kearl -- The terror of death / Ernest Becker -- Western attitudes toward death / Philippe Ariès -- The Black Death as a major event in world history / Yves Renouard -- AIDS as human suffering / Paul Farmer and Arthur Kleinman -- Strategies for bringing the AIDS epidemic under control / Malcolm Gladwell -- Death be not strange / Peter Metcalf -- Days of the Dead in Oaxaca, Mexico: an historical inquiry / Judith Strupp Green -- Clinical care in the AIDS epidemic / Gerald H. Friedland -- The ritual drama of mutual pretense / Barney G. Glaser and Anselm L. Strauss -- Death, uses of a corpse, and social worth / David Sudnow -- Dying at Murray Manor / Jaber F. Gubrium -- Hospice care for the 1990s: a concept coming of age / Marian Gentile and Maryanne Fello -- The American way of death / Jessica Mitford -- Public behavior in the funeral home / Vanderlyn R. Pine -- Symptomatology and management of acute grief / Erich Lindemann -- A grief observed / C.S. Lewis -- Unresolved grief / Terese Rando -- Disenfranchised grief / Kenneth J. Doka -- The child's theories concerning death / Maria Nagy -- Worlds of dying children and their well siblings / Myra Bluebond-Langner -- Children traumatized by witnessing acts of personal violence: homicide, rape, or suicide behavior / Robert S. Pynoos -- The death of a child / Beverley Raphael -- Voluntary active euthanasia / Dan Brock -- When self-determination runs amok / Daniel Callahan -- The Nazi "euthanasia" program / Robert Jay Lifton -- Harvesting the dead / Willard Gaylin -- Egoistic suicide / Émile Durkheim -- Epidemiology of suicide in the United States / John L. McIntosh -- Examining suicide from a life span perspective / Judith M. Stillion and Eugene E. McDowell -- Suicide as psychache / Edwin S. Shneidman -- Kids who kill / Gordon Witkin -- This is your death / Jacob Weisberg -- Death penalty sentiment in the United States / Hans Zeisel and Alec M. Gallup -- Loss of communality at Buffalo Creek / Kai T. Erikson -- Night / Elie Wiesel -- Megamurders / R.J. Rummel -- Near-death experiences: new evidence for survival? / Robert Kastenbaum -- Do we survive death? / Bertrand Russell -- The postself / Edwin S. Shneidman
Control code
ocm30666813
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
vii, 487 pages
Isbn
9781559340113
Lccn
94025375
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)30666813

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