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Death, gender, and ethnicity

Author: David Field; Jennifer Lorna Hockey; Neil Small
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The issues of gender and ethnic provenance have been neglected in many textbooks on death. This book explores issues relating to gender and ethnicity to provide health care professionals with an up to date and invaluable textbook.
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Genre/Form: Congresses
Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Field; Jennifer Lorna Hockey; Neil Small
ISBN: 041514678X 9780415146784 0415146798 9780415146791
OCLC Number: 35262293
Description: xiv, 230 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Making sense of difference: death, gender and ethnicity in modern Britain / David Field, Jenny Hockey and Neil Small --
2. Death at the beginning of life / Alice Lovell --
3. 'Shoring up the walls of heartache': parental responses to the death of a child / Gordon Riches and Pamela Dawson --
4. Masculinity and loss / Neil Thompson --
5. Women in grief: cultural representation and social practice / Jenny Hockey --
6. Death and the transformation of gender in image and text / Elizabeth Hallam --
7. Beauty and the Beast: sex and death in the tabloid press / Mike Pickering, Jane Littlewood and Tony Walter --
8. Absent minorities? Ethnicity and the use of palliative care services / Chris Smaje and David Field --
9. Culture is not enough: a critique of multi-culturalism in palliative care / Yasmin Gunaratnam --
10. Death, gender and memory: remembering loss and burial as a migrant / Gerdien Jonker --
11. Death and difference / Neil Small.
Responsibility: edited by David Field, Jenny Hockey, and Neil Small.
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