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In: Earle, Sarah; Komaromy, Carol and Bartholomew, Caroline eds.
Making Sense of Death, Dying and Bereavement: An Anthology.
London, UK: Sage, pp. 125–126.
About the book: This anthology offers a unique collection of personal accounts of death, dying, and bereavement. It examines representations of death, dying, and bereavement in fiction, poetry, the media and the internet, as well as exploring visual representations of death and dying.
- Includes visual representations of the changing meaning of death within societies
- Provides examples of the ways in which the web is being used to give and receive support when people are dying or when they have been bereaved
- Examines the moral, ethical, and emotional issues involved in caring for people at the end-of-life
- Offers personal accounts of miscarriage, the role of humor in coping with death, the death of a parent in early adulthood, suicide, and the impact of autopsy
- Presents reflections from survivors and people who have been bereaved following traumatic and mass death and disaster.
This highly distinctive book will be key reading for professionals, students, and those involved in the care of dying and bereaved people.
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