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Encyclopedia of death and the human experience

Author: Clifton D Bryant; Dennis L Peck
Publisher: Los Angeles [Calif.] : SAGE, ©2009
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Scholarly interest in the varied dimensions of death and dying has led to the development of death studies that move beyond medical research to include behavioral science disciplines and practitioner-oriented fields such as psychology, gerontology, sociology, thanatology, anthropology, social work, counseling, law and family studies. As a result of this interdisciplinary interest, the literature in the field of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
2 v. (xv, 1102 p.)
(DLC) 2008052884
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Clifton D Bryant; Dennis L Peck
ISBN: 9781849727709 1849727708
OCLC Number: 755062222
Notes: A-Z.
Awards: Winner of Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2010
Description: 1 online resource (349 entries) : 28 images, digital files
Responsibility: editors, Clifton D. Bryant, Dennis L. Peck.

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This two-volume Encyclopdia - through multidisciplinary and international contributions and perspectives - organizes, defines and clarifies more than 300 death-related concepts.  Read more...

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