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Death and dying : a reader

Author: Sarah Earle; Carol Komaromy; Caroline Bartholomew
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE ; Milton Keynes, U.K. : Open University, 2009.
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'Death and Dying' draws together key readings from experienced professionals together with more intimate personal accounts from carers and bereaved people.
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Genre/Form: Collected Works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Earle; Carol Komaromy; Caroline Bartholomew
ISBN: 9781847875099 1847875092 9781847875105 1847875106
OCLC Number: 220329298
Description: xi, 276 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I: Understanding death. Introduction / Carol Komaromy --
Motionless body / Seymour Fisher --
The sight and sound of death : the management of dead bodies in residential and nursing homes for older people / Carol Komaromy --
Foucault and the medicalisation critique / Deborah Lupton --
Death and the maiden : end-of-life policy in the USA / Regis A. Desilva --
The dying soul : spiritual care at the end of life / Mark Cobb --
Death and religion / David Webster --
Mortality : world variations in death and dying / Cathy E. Lloyd. Part II: Caring at the end-of-life. Introduction / Sarah Earle --
A social history of dying / Allan Kellehear --
Quality end-of-life care : a global perspective / Peter A. Singer and Kerry W. Bowman --
The state of dying / Carol Komaromy --
The end-of-life and implications for social work practice / Mercedes Bern-Klug, Charles Gessert and Sarah Forbes --
Understanding reproductive loss : the moment of death / Sarah Earle, Carol Komaromy, Pam Foley and Cathy E. Lloyd --
What is the best way to help caregivers in cancer and palliative care? / Richard Harding and Irene J. Higginson --
Illness and the creative arts : a critical exploration / Jacqueline H. Watts. Part III: Moral and ethical dilemmas in practice. Introduction / Mary Twomey --
What is ethics? / Eve Garrard --
The role of the family in patient care / Anne-Marie Slowther --
Should children's autonomy be respected by telling them of their imminent death? / T. Vince and A. Petros --
Critical moments : death and dying in intensive care / Jane E. Seymour --
Brain death : a sociological view / Allan Kellehear --
Palliative care and the doctrine of double effect / Stephen Wilkinson. Part IV: Exploring grief and ritual after death. Introduction / Sarah Earle --
Theories of grief : a critical review / Neil Small --
In the shadow of the traditional grave / Leonie Kellaher, David Prendergast and Jenny Hockey --
A voice unheard : grandparents' grief over children who died of cancer / Miri Nehari, Dorit Grebler and Amos Toren --
The ritual work of UK childhood bereavement services / Liz Rolls --
Facilitating bereavement recovery and restoring dignity to the genocide victims in Rwanda / Eugénie Mukanoheli --
The making of roadside memorials / Jennifer Clark And Majella Franzman --
Online memorialisation / Kylie Veale. Part V: Researching death and dying. Introduction / Sarah Earle --
Key challenges and ways forward in researching the 'Good Death' / Marilyn Kendall, Fiona Harris, Kirsty Boyd, Aziz Sheikh, Scott A Murray, Duncan Brown, Ian Mallinson, Nora Kearney and Allison --
Worth keeping the personal costs down : minimising distress when researching sensitive issues / Margo J. Milne and Cathy E. Lloyd --
The role of the qualitative researcher in loss and grief research / Louise Rowling --
Growing up with HIV : the experiences of young people living with HIV since birth in the UK / Judith Dorrell, Sarah Earle, Jeanne Katz and Shirley Reveley --
The absence of death and dying in intellectual disability research / Stuart Todd --
Researching reproductive loss / Gayle Letherby --
Bridging the gap between research and practice in bereavement / Bridging Work Group.
Responsibility: edited by Sarah Earle, Carol Komaromy, and Caroline Bartholomew.

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This book replaces the Dickenson: Death, Dying and Bereavement 2ED as the set text for the OU course Death and Dying (K260), which means guaranteed sales of 800 copies per year through the bookshops.  Read more...

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