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Representations of death : a social psychological perspective

Author: Mary Bradbury
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1999.
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Drawing upon a rare and highly original ethnography of mortuary practices in the 1990s, this book takes the reader through the medical, bureaucratic, commercial and ritual aspects of death.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Bradbury, Mary, 1964-
Representations of death.
New York : Routledge, 1999
(DLC) 99031070
(OCoLC)41285098
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Bradbury
ISBN: 0203158563 9780203158562
OCLC Number: 48139920
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 227 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. The study of death : a social psychological approach --
2. Researching death : an urban ethnography --
3. Medicine and bureaucracy --
4. Commerce and ritual --
5. The body --
6. Social representations of death --
7. Social representations of loss --
8. Re-presenting death.
Responsibility: Mary Bradbury ; foreword by Rob Farr ; photographs by Peter Rauter.
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Drawing upon a rare and highly original ethnography of mortuary practices in the 1990s, this book takes the reader through the medical, bureaucratic, commercial and ritual aspects of death.

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