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The Resource Death in a consumer culture, edited by Susan Dobscha

Death in a consumer culture, edited by Susan Dobscha

Label
Death in a consumer culture
Title
Death in a consumer culture
Statement of responsibility
edited by Susan Dobscha
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
306.9
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1073
LC item number
.D43 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Dobscha, Susan
Series statement
Routledge interpretive marketing research
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Death
  • Death care industry
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Death care industry
  • Death
Label
Death in a consumer culture, edited by Susan Dobscha
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Preface / Susan Dobscha -- The death industry -- Proclaiming modernity in the monument trade : Barre granite, Vermont marble and national advertising, 1910-1932 / Bruce S. Elliott -- The marketing of a siege : leningrad vs. sarajevo- memorializing death and despair / Brent McKenzie -- Marketing death through erotic art / Christina Welch -- Authenticity, informality and privacy in contemporary New Zealand post-mortem practices / Cyril Schafer and Ruth McManus -- Custody of the corpse : controlling alkaline hydrolysis in US death care markets / Philip R. Olson -- Death rituals and consumption -- Death, ritual and consumption in Thailand : insights from the pee ta kohn hungry ghost festival / Rungpaka Amy Hackley and Chris Hackley -- Ritual, mythology, and consumption after a celebrity death / Scott K. Radford and Peter H. Bloch -- Voluntary simplicity in the final rite of passage death / Hakan Cengiz and Dennis Rook -- Consumption of death -- Cheating death via social self immortalization: the potential of consumption-laden online memorialization to extend and link selves beyond (physical) death / Terrance G. Gabel -- Extending the mourning, funeral, and memorialization consumption practices to the human-pet relationship / Phylis M. Mansfield -- Great granny lives on : pursuing immortality through family history research / Leighann C. Neilson and Delphin A. Muise -- Physician assisted suicide at the crossroads of vulnerability and social taboo : is death becoming a consumption good? / Francoise Passerard and Xavier Menaud -- Dispatches from the dying : pathographies as a lens on consumption in extremis / Darach Turley and Stephanie O'Donohoe -- Death and the body -- The role of body disposition in making sense of life and death / Courtney Nations Baker, Stacey Menzel Baker, and James W. Gentry -- Consumer acceptance of radical alternatives to human disposal : an examination of the Belgian marketplace / Louise Canning, Isabelle Szmigin, Cathy Vaessen -- Theatre of the abject : body worlds and the transformation of the cadaver / Kent Drummond -- Alternate endings -- The mortal coil and the political economy of death : a critical engagement with baudrillard / Ai-Ling Lai -- The spectre of posthumanism in technology consumption : the death of the human? / M. Buchanan-Oliver and A.G.B. Cruz -- Poetically considering death and its consumption / Terrance G. Gabel -- Death : where do we go from here? / Jeffrey Podoshen
Control code
911518309
Edition
1 Edition.
Extent
328 pages; cm.
Isbn
9781138848191
Lccn
2015023565
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)911518309
Label
Death in a consumer culture, edited by Susan Dobscha
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Preface / Susan Dobscha -- The death industry -- Proclaiming modernity in the monument trade : Barre granite, Vermont marble and national advertising, 1910-1932 / Bruce S. Elliott -- The marketing of a siege : leningrad vs. sarajevo- memorializing death and despair / Brent McKenzie -- Marketing death through erotic art / Christina Welch -- Authenticity, informality and privacy in contemporary New Zealand post-mortem practices / Cyril Schafer and Ruth McManus -- Custody of the corpse : controlling alkaline hydrolysis in US death care markets / Philip R. Olson -- Death rituals and consumption -- Death, ritual and consumption in Thailand : insights from the pee ta kohn hungry ghost festival / Rungpaka Amy Hackley and Chris Hackley -- Ritual, mythology, and consumption after a celebrity death / Scott K. Radford and Peter H. Bloch -- Voluntary simplicity in the final rite of passage death / Hakan Cengiz and Dennis Rook -- Consumption of death -- Cheating death via social self immortalization: the potential of consumption-laden online memorialization to extend and link selves beyond (physical) death / Terrance G. Gabel -- Extending the mourning, funeral, and memorialization consumption practices to the human-pet relationship / Phylis M. Mansfield -- Great granny lives on : pursuing immortality through family history research / Leighann C. Neilson and Delphin A. Muise -- Physician assisted suicide at the crossroads of vulnerability and social taboo : is death becoming a consumption good? / Francoise Passerard and Xavier Menaud -- Dispatches from the dying : pathographies as a lens on consumption in extremis / Darach Turley and Stephanie O'Donohoe -- Death and the body -- The role of body disposition in making sense of life and death / Courtney Nations Baker, Stacey Menzel Baker, and James W. Gentry -- Consumer acceptance of radical alternatives to human disposal : an examination of the Belgian marketplace / Louise Canning, Isabelle Szmigin, Cathy Vaessen -- Theatre of the abject : body worlds and the transformation of the cadaver / Kent Drummond -- Alternate endings -- The mortal coil and the political economy of death : a critical engagement with baudrillard / Ai-Ling Lai -- The spectre of posthumanism in technology consumption : the death of the human? / M. Buchanan-Oliver and A.G.B. Cruz -- Poetically considering death and its consumption / Terrance G. Gabel -- Death : where do we go from here? / Jeffrey Podoshen
Control code
911518309
Edition
1 Edition.
Extent
328 pages; cm.
Isbn
9781138848191
Lccn
2015023565
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)911518309

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