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Ethnic variations in dying, death, and grief : diversity in universality

Author: Donald P Irish; Kathleen F Lundquist; Vivian Jenkins Nelsen
Publisher: Washington, DC : Taylor & Francis, ©1993.
Series: Series in death education, aging, and health care.
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This title highlights the need for professionals in the fields concerning death and dying to perceive the needs of people with cultural patterns which differ from the "standard and dominant" patterns  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Études transculturelles
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald P Irish; Kathleen F Lundquist; Vivian Jenkins Nelsen
ISBN: 1560322772 9781560322771 1560322780 9781560322788
OCLC Number: 26769037
Description: xxii, 226 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1 Cross-cultural and personal perspectives. --
Cross-cultural variation in the experience, expression, and understanding of grief / Paul C. Rosenblatt --
One woman's interracial journey / Vivian Jenkins Nelsen --
Personal reflections on death, grief, and cultural diversity / Kathleen F. Lundquist and Vivian Jenkins Nelsen --
Pt. 2 Dying, death, and grief among selected ethnic communities. --
Mourning and funeral customs of African Americans / Hosea L. Perry --
Mexican American perspectives related to death / Barbara Younoszai --
Hmong death customs: traditional and acculturated / Bruce Thowpaou Bliatout --
Native Americans: adapting, yet retaining / Martin Brokenleg and David Middleton --
To honor the dead and comfort the mourners: traditions in Judaism / Barry D. Cytron --
Death and dying in Buddhism / Ken and Nga Truitner --
Islamic customs regarding death / Farah Gilanshah --
Memorial services among Quakers and Unitarians / Donald P. Irish --
Pt. 3 Reflections and conclusions. --
Reflections by professional practitioners / Donald P. Irish --
Conclusions / Donald P. Irish, Kathleen F. Lundquist, and Vivian Jenkins Nelsen --
App. A Ethnic population data and trends, United States and Canada / Donald P. Irish --
App. B Questions that might be asked / Donald P. Irish --
App. C Personal reflections on the African American experience / Juan L. Turner --
App. D Personal reflections on the Hispanic experience / Marcial Vasquez.
Series Title: Series in death education, aging, and health care.
Responsibility: edited by Donald P. Irish, Kathleen F. Lundquist, Vivian Jenkins Nelsen.
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"The strength of the book is that contributors write about their own traditions rather than reporting on studies about traditions... the reader gains a respect for the varied ways racial, ethnic, and Read more...

 
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