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The Resource Death and bereavement across cultures, edited by Colin Murray Parkes, Pittu Laungani, and Bill Young

Death and bereavement across cultures, edited by Colin Murray Parkes, Pittu Laungani, and Bill Young

Label
Death and bereavement across cultures
Title
Death and bereavement across cultures
Statement of responsibility
edited by Colin Murray Parkes, Pittu Laungani, and Bill Young
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
All societies have their own customs and beliefs surrounding death. This handbook explains how to offer appropriate and sensitive support to those from other cultures who are dying or bereaved
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
306.9
Index
index present
LC call number
BF789.D4
LC item number
D343 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Parkes, Colin Murray
  • Laungani, Pittu
  • Young, Bill
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Death
  • Bereavement
  • Death
  • Bereavement
  • Mourning customs
  • Death
  • Bereavement
  • Bereavement
  • Grief
Label
Death and bereavement across cultures, edited by Colin Murray Parkes, Pittu Laungani, and Bill Young
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [244]-251) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Colin Murray Parkes, Pittu Laungani and Bill Young -- Culture and religion / Colin Murray Parkes, Pittu Laungani and Bill Young -- Grief in small-scale societies / Paul C. Rosenblatt -- Death in a Hindu family / Pittu Laungani -- A death on the roof of the world : the perspective of Tibetan Buddhism / Uwe P. Gielen -- Jewish views and customs on death / Ellen Levine -- Christianity / Harold Ter Blanche and Colin Murray Parkes -- The many facets of Islam : death, dying and disposal between orthodox rule and historical convention / Gerdien Jonker -- Secularization / Tony Walter -- Childhood, death and bereavement across cultures / Bill Young and Danai Papadatou -- Help for the dying and bereaved / Colin Murray Parkes -- Conclusions I : implications for practice and policy / Pittu Laungani -- Conclusions II : attachments and losses in cross-cultural perspective / Colin Murray Parkes
Control code
34517303
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vi, 261 pages
Isbn
9780415131360
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
96007558
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Death and bereavement across cultures, edited by Colin Murray Parkes, Pittu Laungani, and Bill Young
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [244]-251) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Colin Murray Parkes, Pittu Laungani and Bill Young -- Culture and religion / Colin Murray Parkes, Pittu Laungani and Bill Young -- Grief in small-scale societies / Paul C. Rosenblatt -- Death in a Hindu family / Pittu Laungani -- A death on the roof of the world : the perspective of Tibetan Buddhism / Uwe P. Gielen -- Jewish views and customs on death / Ellen Levine -- Christianity / Harold Ter Blanche and Colin Murray Parkes -- The many facets of Islam : death, dying and disposal between orthodox rule and historical convention / Gerdien Jonker -- Secularization / Tony Walter -- Childhood, death and bereavement across cultures / Bill Young and Danai Papadatou -- Help for the dying and bereaved / Colin Murray Parkes -- Conclusions I : implications for practice and policy / Pittu Laungani -- Conclusions II : attachments and losses in cross-cultural perspective / Colin Murray Parkes
Control code
34517303
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vi, 261 pages
Isbn
9780415131360
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
96007558
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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