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Funerary practices in England and Wales

Author: Julie Rugg; Brian Parsons
Publisher: Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2018.
Series: Funerary international
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This book is an essential reference resource for policy-makers, practitioners and academics with an interest in any aspect of funerary practice in England and Wales.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Rugg, J.
Funerary practices in England and Wales.
United Kingdom : Emerald Publishing, 2018
(OCoLC)1038452263
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Rugg; Brian Parsons
ISBN: 9781787692237 178769223X 9781787692251 1787692256
OCLC Number: 1057550060
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 198 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Images; List of Charts; List of Tables; List of Boxes; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Map of England and Wales; Chapter 1 England and Wales: An Introduction; Chapter 2 History; 2.1. The Eighteenth Century; 2.2. The Nineteenth Century; 2.3. The First World War and the Interwar Period; 2.4. The Second World War and the Post-war Period to c.1990; Chapter 3 Demographic and Legal Frameworks; 3.1. Mortality in England and Wales; 3.2. The Role of the State: Legislative Frameworks; 3.2.1. Death Registration 3.2.2. Transportation of Bodies and Repatriation3.2.3. Law Relating to Disposal of the Dead; 3.2.4. Planning and the Environment; 3.2.5. Health and Safety; 3.3. Accommodating Religious Diversity; Chapter 4 Cemeteries and Crematoria: Governance and Management; 4.1. Local Government Ownership; 4.2. Professional Management; Chapter 5 The Funeral Directing Industry; 5.1. Historic Development; 5.2. Current Structure; 5.3. Typical Premises; 5.4. Professional Organisation; 5.4.1. Trade Associations; 5.4.2. Training and Qualifications; 5.4.3. Codes of Practice; 5.5. The Work of the Funeral Director 5.6. 'Do-it-yourself' FuneralsChapter 6 Religious Belief and Funerary Practice; 6.1. Christian Funerals; 6.1.1. Context; 6.1.2. Funerary Practice; 6.2. Muslim Funerals; 6.2.1. Context; 6.2.2. Funerary Practice; 6.3. Hindu Funerals; 6.3.1. Context; 6.3.2. Funerary Practice; 6.4. Sikh Funerals; 6.4.1. Context; 6.4.2. Funerary Practice; 6.5. Jewish Funerals; Chapter 7 A Typical Funeral; 7.1. Immediately Following the Death; 7.2. Making Funeral Arrangements; 7.3. Care of the Deceased; 7.4. Between the Death and the Funeral; 7.5. The Day of the Funeral; Chapter 8 Paying for Funerals 8.1. Average Funeral Costs8.2. Cost Breakdown; 8.2.1. Funeral Directors' Fixed Costs; 8.2.2. Funeral Directors' Variable Costs; 8.3. The Pre-payment Funeral Plan Industry; 8.4. Lower Cost Options; 8.4.1. Direct Cremation; 8.4.2. Municipal Funeral Services; 8.5. State Help with Funeral Costs; 8.6. Public Health Funerals; 8.7. Children's Funerals; Chapter 9 Burial; 9.1. Burial Sites Historically; 9.2. Contemporary Burial Sites; 9.2.1. Number of Sites; 9.2.2. Layout; 9.2.2.1. Churchyards; 9.2.2.2. Cemeteries; 9.3. Graves; 9.3.1. Technicalities; 9.3.2. Legalities; 9.3.2.1. Cemetery Burial 9.3.2.2. Churchyard Burial9.3.2.3. Grave Re-use; 9.4. Disused Burial Space; 9.5. Natural or Green Burial; Chapter 10 Cremation; 10.1. Historic Development; 10.2. Current Crematoria Provision; 10.3. Crematoria Design; 10.4. Cremation Certification and the Law; 10.5. Services in the Crematorium Chapel; 10.6. The Process of Cremation; 10.7. The Disposal of Ashes; 10.8. 'Green' Cremation; Chapter 11 Commemoration; 11.1. Monumental Masons; 11.2. Commemoration within the Crematorium Grounds or Cemetery; 11.2.1. Cremated Remains; 11.2.2. Full Body Interment; 11.3. Commemoration in the Churchyard
Series Title: Funerary international
Responsibility: by Julie Rugg, Brian Parsons.

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