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Parting ways : new rituals and celebrations of life's passing

Author: Denise Carson
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011.
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This work explores the emergence of new end-of-life rituals in America that celebrate the dying and reinvent the roles of family and community at the deathbed.
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Carson, Denise.
Parting ways.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010040360
(OCoLC)666491998
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Denise Carson
ISBN: 9780520949416 0520949412 1283278073 9781283278072 9786613278074 6613278076
OCLC Number: 712769167
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 309 pages)
Contents: Her choice: two paths leading to the same destination --
Living funeral: celebrating the end of life --
Her life review: reliving the past in the present --
Legacy of memories: telling life stories and last wishes --
Her season of lasts: traditional, seasonal, communal rituals --
Oral ethical will: video recording last words --
Her living wake: reminiscing and farewell party --
Vigil: holding hands at the 11th hour --
Her 21st century memorial service, his 20th century funeral --
Home funeral: eco-friendly way out --
Holistic approach: design-it-yourself funeral and cremation witnessing --
The living unveiling: technology innovates memorializing --
Her truth: finding life after death.
Responsibility: Denise Carson.
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