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Death rites and rights

Author: Belinda Brooks-Gordon; Cambridge Socio-Legal Group.
Publisher: Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The essays in this collection tackle the diverse ways in which death is now experienced in modern society, in the process answering a wide variety of questions, including how is death defined by law? Do the dead have legal rights? What compensation exists for death and how is death valued?
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Genre/Form: Congresses
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Death rites and rights.
Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart, 2007
(OCoLC)891552838
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Belinda Brooks-Gordon; Cambridge Socio-Legal Group.
ISBN: 9781841137322 1841137324
OCLC Number: 132310574
Notes: "This book is the sixth in a series by the Cambridge Socio-Legal Group and is a product of a three-day workshop held in September 2006"--Page v.
Description: xiii, 308 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Meaning of death / by P.-L. Chau and Jonathan Herring --
Death, euthanasia and the medical profession / by Emily Jackson --
Criminalising carers : death desires and assisted dying outlaws / by Hazel Biggs --
Is there a human right to die? / by Antje Du Bois-Pedain --
Religious perspectives on the afterlife : origin, development and funeral rituals in the Christian tradition / by Peter C. Jupp --
Purgatory : the beginning and the end / by Frank Woodman and Judith Middleton-Stewart --
Rites, rights, writing : 'Tintern Abbey', death and the will / by Sarah Goodwin --
Death, ritual and material culture in South London / by Daniel Miller and Fiona Parrott --
Death on the edge of the lifeworld : the (mis- )appropriation of (post- )modern death / by Graham Scambler --
Dealing with bodies --
'Hot' homicides and the role of police-suspect interviews in the investigation of illegal deaths / by Martin Innes --
Property, harm and the corpse / by David Price --
Crimes against the dead / by Jonathan Herring --
Death and tort / by Steve Hedley --
Anatomist's perspective on the Human Tissue Act 2004 / by Joanne Wilton --
Anatomical bodies and materials of memory / by Elizabeth Hallam.
Responsibility: edited by Belinda Brooks-Gordon [and others] for the Cambridge Socio-Legal Group.

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This volume considers the diverse social, legal and medical aspects of one of the main areas in which medicine and the law intersect; death.  Read more...

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