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Death and dying in New Zealand

Author: Emma Johnson, (Graphic designer)
Publisher: Christchurch, New Zealand : Freerange Press, 2018.
Series: Radical futures series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First edition
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"The ways we approach death - as a subject and in our practices - reveal much about our values and how we live. With an increasingly diverse and ageing population, advances in technology and medical care, and the social, economic and environmental challeges facing us, it is important to openly discuss how we plan for death as individuals and as a society. From tangihanga, DIY funerals and new technologies to funeral  Read more...
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Genre/Form: BOOK
PUBLISHED IN NEW ZEALAND
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emma Johnson, (Graphic designer)
ISBN: 9780473447755 0473447754
OCLC Number: 1060925558
Description: 159 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Series Title: Radical futures series.
Responsibility: edited by Emma Johnson.

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"The ways we approach death - as a subject and in our practices - reveal much about our values and how we live. With an increasingly diverse and ageing population, advances in technology and medical care, and the social, economic and environmental challeges facing us, it is important to openly discuss how we plan for death as individuals and as a society. From tangihanga, DIY funerals and new technologies to funeral poverty, this book explores what a good death might mean today and aims to foster honest conversations about death and dying in New Zealand"--Back cover.

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