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Understanding dying, death, and bereavement

Author: Michael R Leming; George E Dickinson
Publisher: Stamford, CT : Cengage Learning, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Eighth editionView all editions and formats
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"Dedicated to providing sociology instructors and students with exciting, interactive teaching and learning solutions, Thomson Wadsworth offers exceptional textbooks for every course in the sociology curriculum, as well as numerous ancillary resources in both print and multimedia formats. Now students can experience the exhilaration of sociological study, and instructors can heighten their ability to teach and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Leming, Michael R.
Understanding dying, death, and bereavement.
Belmont, CA : Thomson/Wadsworth, ©2007
(OCoLC)712569651
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael R Leming; George E Dickinson
ISBN: 1305094492 9781305094499
OCLC Number: 908696656
Description: xx, 604 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Studying dying, death, and bereavement --
The American experience of death --
Growing up with death/Growing old with death --
Perspectives on death and life after death --
The dying process --
Living with dying --
Dying in the American health care system --
Biomedical issues and euthanasia --
Suicide and other sudden, unnatural traumatic deaths --
Diversity in death rituals --
The business of dying --
The legal aspects of dying --
Coping with loss --
Grieving throughout the life cycle.
Other Titles: Understanding dying, death & bereavement
Responsibility: Michael R. Leming, George E. Dickinson.

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