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Last Dance

Last Dance - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0072920963

Cover of Last Dance 7TH 05 (ISBN 978-0072920963)
ISBN13: 978-0072920963
ISBN10: 0072920963
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 7TH 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2005
International: No

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Last Dance - 7TH 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0072920963

Lynne Ann Despelder and Albert Lee Strickland

ISBN13: 978-0072920963
ISBN10: 0072920963
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 7TH 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

The best-selling textbook in the field, The Last Dance offers an interdisciplinary introduction to death, dying, and bereavement. Integrating the experiential and the scholarly, as well as the emotional and intellectual dimensions of death and dying, the seventh edition has been thoroughly revised to provide the most cutting-edge coverage of death studies.

Table of Contents

Prologue, by David Gordon

1. Attitudes Toward Death: A Cimate of Change

2. Learning About Death: The Influence of Sociocultural Forces

3. Perspectives on Death: Cross-Cultural and Historical

4. Health Care Systems: Patients, Staff, and Institutions

5. Death Systems: Matters of Public Policy

6. Facing Death: Living with Life-Threatening Illness

7. End-of-Life Issues and Decisions

8. Survivors: Understanding the Experience of Loss

9. Last Rites: Funerals and Body Disposition

10. Death in the Lives of Children and Adolescencts

11. Death in the Lives of Adults

12. Suicide

13. Risks of Death in the Modern World

14. Beyond Death / After Life

15. The Path Ahead: Personal and Social Choices

Epilogue, by David Gordon