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Description - Current Widowhood by Helena Lopata

This unique textbook synthesizes the information available on the topic of widowhood, presenting and then debunking a number of myths surrounding widowhood. The book begins with a definition of basic concepts, followed by a comparative and historical perspective on the situation of widows in several countries and selected communities in the United States. It then explores a range of subjects and issues including emotions, identity, roles and external relationships of widows from cross-cultural perspectives.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780803973961
ISBN-10: 0803973969
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 14-Feb-1996
Country of Publication: United States

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