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Sociology: death & dying

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The Way We Die Now
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Seamus O'Mahony
 
An Irish physician explores the ways in which society has lost the ability to deal with death.
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The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of...
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This Handbook consists of 21 new essays on the nature and value of death, the relevance of the metaphysics of time and personal identity for questions about death, the desirability...
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Necropolitics: Mass Graves and...
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This remarkable book demonstrates through in-depth case studies from ten countries around the world how the forensic exhumation of mass graves is inextricably intertwined with grassroots initiatives, national political developments...
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The Corpse as Text: Disinterment and...
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Thea Tomaini
 
Between 1700 and 1900, the subject of disinterment (exhumation) attracted the attention of antiquaries, who constructed a comprehensive memory of the past by 'reading' corpses as documents describing an...
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In the Garden of the Gods: Models of...
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Evangelia Anagnostou-Laoutides
 
Examining the evolution of kingship in the Ancient Near East from the time of the Sumerians to the rise of the Seleucids in Babylon, this book argues that the Sumerian...
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Scythe and the City: A Social History...
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Christian Henriot
 
The issue of death has loomed large in Chinese cities in the modern era. Throughout the Republican period, Shanghai swallowed up lives by the thousands. Exposed bodies...
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Critical Suicidology: Transforming...
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Critical Suicidology introduces alternative approaches to suicide prevention, approaches that don't pathologize inequality and distress but rather take into consideration the social, political, and cultural contexts of people's lives.
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Memento Mori: The Dead Among Us
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Paul Koudounaris
 
From burial caves in Indonesia festooned with bones, to skulls smoking cigarettes, wearing beanie hats and sunglasses, and decorated with garlands of flowers in South America, the author ventures beyond...
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The Weird and the Eerie
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Mark Fisher
 
What exactly are the Weird and the Eerie? In this new essay, Mark Fisher argues that some of the most haunting and anomalous fiction of the 20th century belongs to...
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Trauma and the Therapeutic...
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Edited by leading experts in the field and with contributors across a range of therapeutic persepectives, this book puts the therapeutic relationship at the heart of trauma therapy. Its strong...
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Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death...
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Sheri Lee Fink
 
Pulitzer Prize winner Sheri Fink's gripping and riveting true story of the hospital doctors who struggled to survive and maintain life in a New Orleans hospital ravaged by Hurricane Katrina.
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Last Suppers: A Collection of Final...
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Caroline West; Mark Latter
 
A delightfully macabre miscellany looking at the meals enjoyed by famous people before they took their last breath.
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How Animals Grieve
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Barbara J. King
 
Scientists have long cautioned against attributing familiar emotions to animals, arguing that it limits our ability to truly comprehend the lives of other creatures. The author focuses on the specific...
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Everybody Dies: A Children's Book for...
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Ken Tanaka; David Ury
 
Everybody Dies is YouTube sensation Ken Tanaka's children's book for grown-ups-a macabre and darkly humorous look at mortality in the vein of the classic Japanese...
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Understanding Death: An Introduction...
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Angela Sumegi
 
This illuminating book examines how different religions understand death, dying, and the afterlife, drawing on examples from Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Shamanism.
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Death and the Afterlife
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Samuel Scheffler; Niko Kolodny
 
We normally take it for granted that other people will live on after we ourselves have died. Even if we do not believe in a personal afterlife in which...
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