Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Death, Society and Human Experience - 11th edition

Death, Society and Human Experience (ISBN10: 0205001084; ISBN13: 9780205001088)
ISBN13: 978-0205001088
ISBN10: 0205001084

Summary:

Providing an understanding of the relationship with death, both as an individual and as a member of society.

This book is intended to contribute to your understanding of your relationship with death, both as an individual and as a member of society. Kastenbaum shows how individual and societal attitudes influence both how and when we die and how we live and deal with

the knowledge of death and loss.

Robert Kastenbaum is a renowned scholar who developed one of the world's first death education courses and introduced the first text for this market.

This landmark text draws on contributions from the social and behavioral sciences as well as the humanities, such as history, religion, philosophy, literature, and the arts, to provide thorough coverage of understanding death and the dying process.

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers should be able to:

  • Understand the relationship with death, both as an individual and as a member of society
  • See how social forces and events affect the length of our lives, how we grieve, and how we die
  • Learn how dying people are perceived and treated in our society and what can be done to provide the best possible care
  • Master an understanding of continuing developments and challenges to hospice (palliative care).
  • Understand what is becoming of faith and doubt about an afterlife

Note:MySearc

...show more
Summary:

Providing an understanding of the relationship with death, both as an individual and as a member of society.

This book is intended to contribute to your understanding of your relationship with death, both as an individual and as a member of society. Kastenbaum shows how individual and societal attitudes influence both how and when we die and how we live and deal with the knowledge of death and loss.

Robert Kastenbaum is a renowned scholar who developed one of the world's first death education courses and introduced the first text for this market.

This landmark text draws on contributions from the social and behavioral sciences as well as the humanities, such as history, religion, philosophy, literature, and the arts, to provide thorough coverage of understanding death and the dying process.

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers should be able to:

  • Understand the relationship with death, both as an individual and as a member of society
  • See how social forces and events affect the length of our lives, how we grieve, and how we die
  • Learn how dying people are perceived and treated in our society and what can be done to provide the best possible care
  • Master an understanding of continuing developments and challenges to hospice (palliative care).
  • Understand what is becoming of faith and doubt about an afterlife

Note:MySearc ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 11TH 12
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Pearson
Published: 10/02/2011
International: No

View eBook Requirements
View Digital Rights

Other Editions of Death, Society and Human Experience:


List Price: $152.95
Used $91.00
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $40.99
Due back 08/14/2015
Rental
Save $111.96 (73%)
  • Free return shipping
  • In stock
  • 21-day satisfaction guarantee
CDs or access codes may not be included
eTextbook $90.99
Marketplace sellers starting at $80.58

19 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Death, Society and Human Experience
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (19)  |  New (5)  |  Like New (2)  |  Very Good (2)  |  Good (5)  |  Acceptable (5)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$91.00
FREE! s/h

Very Good
Textbooks.com
Columbia, MO
Ships Ground DIRECTLY from Textbooks.com for FREE! Very good condition (Certified Used). Trackable expedited shipping options available.
$139.62
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Barnes & Noble.com
Various Shipping Locations, USA
Seller Rating: 5
Brand new, ships from the closest shipping location to your shipping address!
$80.58
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Better World Books
Mishawaka, IN
Seller Rating: 4.62
Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
$91.00
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Textbookcenter.com
Columbia, MO
Seller Rating: 4.63
Ships same day or next business day via UPS (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes)! Used sticker and some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not include working access code or dust jacket.
$118.54
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Penntext
Downingtown, PA
Seller Rating: 4.42
May have minimal notes/highlighting, minimal wear/tear. Please contact us if you have any Questions.
$119.68
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
GreatBookPrices
Batavia, IL
Seller Rating: 4.18
Used, Acceptable Condition, may show signs of wear and previous use. Please allow 4-14 business days for delivery. 100% Money Back Guarantee, Over 1,000,000 customers served.
$120.10
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
LikeNew
BookCellar-NH
Nashua, NH
Seller Rating: 4.66
0205001084 Almost new book. We are a tested and proven company with over 900,000 satisfied customers since 1997. We ship daily M-F. Choose expedited shipping (if available) for much faster delivery. D ...show moreelivery confirmation on all US orders. ...show less
$121.65
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Bookbyte-OR
Salem, OR
Seller Rating: 4.57
May include moderately worn cover, writing, markings or slight discoloration. SKU:9780205001088-4-0
$122.41
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
Text Book Loop
Ogden, UT
Seller Rating: 4.43
2011 Paperback 11th Revised edition. Revised. Fair. 528 p. Illustrations, (chiefly col.), ports. Intended for college/higher education audience. Intended for professional and scholarly audience.
$122.46
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
A Book Company
Lexington, KY
Seller Rating: 4.26
May contain some highlighting. Supplemental materials may not be included. We select best copy available. - 11th Edition - Nonspecific Binding - ISBN 9780205001088
$122.46
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
A Book Company
Lexington, KY
Seller Rating: 4.26
May contain some highlighting. Supplemental materials may not be included. We select best copy available. - 11th Edition - Nonspecific Binding - ISBN 9780205001088
$139.95
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
omgtextbooks
Pueblo West, CO
Seller Rating: 3.84
2011 Paperback 11th Revised edition. Revised. Fair. 528 p. Illustrations, (chiefly col.), ports. Intended for professional and scholarly audience. Intended for college/higher education audience.
Page:   1     2     |   Next >
Close
Close
Close