Making Sense of Death, Dying and Bereavement by Sarah Earle
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Making Sense of Death, Dying and Bereavement
By Sarah Earle

Making Sense of Death, Dying and Bereavement

An Anthology

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Making Sense of Death, Dying and Bereavement by Sarah Earle

Book Description

This anthology offers a unique collection of personal accounts of death, dying and bereavement. It examines representations of death, dying and bereavement in fiction, poetry, the media and the Internet, as well as exploring visual representations of death and dying. Included are: - visual representations of the changing meaning of death within societies - examples of the ways in which the Web is being used to give and receive support when people are dying or when they have been bereaved - the moral, ethical and emotional issues involved in caring for people at the end-of-life - lay and professional personal accounts of miscarriage and the death of family members including children, siblings and parents; suicide and assisted suicide, the role of humour after someone dies, intimacy at the end-of-life and the impact of autopsy - reflections from survivors and people who have been bereaved following traumatic and mass death and disaster. This highly distinctive book will be key reading for professionals, students and those involved in the care of dying and bereaved people.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781847875129
ISBN-10: 1847875122
Format: Paperback
(242mm x 170mm x 15mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Sociology of Long Term Conditions and Nursing Practice by Sarah Earle Sociology of Long Term Conditions and Nursing Practice, Paperback (February 2009)

An insightful examination of the sociology surrounding major long term conditions, this is the final volume in the successful Sociology in Nursing Practice series. Demonstrating a high level of scholarship, it makes excellent use of current research to illuminate the social context of long term conditions and the patient's experience.

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