Representations of Death
A Social Psychological Perspective
By (author) Mary Bradbury
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Representations of Death by Mary Bradbury
Book DescriptionDrawing upon a rare and highly original ethnography of contemporary mortuary practices, Representations of Death takes the reader through the medical, bureaucratic, commercial and ritual aspects of death Going behind the scenes at hospitals, funeral parlours, crematoria and cemeteries, as well as holding poignant, in-depth interviews with bereaved women, Bradbury has been able to illuminate the very different perspectives of the deathwork professional and the grieving relative. Illustrated with stunning photographs, this fascinating book makes a significant contribution to the growing literature in death studies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415150217
(216mm x 138mm x 20mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Oct-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Drawing upon a rare and highly original ethnography of mortuary practices in the 1990s, this is an intriguing book which takes the reader through the medical, bureaucratic, commercial and ritual aspects of death today.
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