Death, Dying And Bereavement In A Changing World by Alan R Kemp

Death, Dying And Bereavement In A Changing World

byAlan R Kemp

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This title takes a comprehensive approach, exploring the physical, social, psychological, and spiritual dimensions of death, dying, and bereavement.Through personal stories from real people, Death, Dying, and Bereavement provides readers with a context for understanding their changing encounters with such difficult concepts.

About The Author

Alan R. Kemp is Professor and Chair of the sociology department at Pierce College, Ft. Steilacoom, Washington, where he teaches a course on death, dying, and bereavement. He holds master's degrees in social work and divinity. He earned his doctorate at the then amalgamated colleges of St. Stephen's and St. Andrew's in Edmonton, Albert...

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Title:Death, Dying And Bereavement In A Changing WorldFormat:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 9 × 7.5 × 1 inPublished:December 11, 2013Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0205790763

ISBN - 13:9780205790760

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Table of Contents

Part 1. Introduction and Context 1. Lifting the Pall. The Quest to Uncover the Realities of Death and Reclaim Wisdom about Life 2. Death & Dying in a Rapidly Changing World 3. For Everything There is a Season: The Developmental Context 4. Coureurs de Bois. Cross-Cultural & Interfaith Dimensions Part 2.¿Death 5. Grim Reaper Through Time. Historical & ross-Cultural Look at Undertaking 6. Grim Reaper Today: Emerging Trends in Contemporary "Deathcare" 7. Traumatic Death Part 3.¿ Dying 8. In the Valley of the Shadow: Facing Death 9. Intensive Caring. Hospice & Palliative Care Part 4.¿ Bereavement, Grief, & Mourning 10. Life After Loss. Bereavement, Grief, & Mourning 11. When Grief Goes Awry: Complicated Grief Part 5. Legal & Ethical Borderlands 12. Physician Assisted Suicide & Euthanasia 13. Withdrawing Life Support & Organ Transplantation Part 6.¿ Life after Life 14. Life after Life Part 7.¿ The Future of Death, Dying, & Bereavement 15. The Road Ahead

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