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Last Dance : Encountering Death and Dying

Last Dance : Encountering Death and Dying - 9th edition

ISBN13: 978-0073532011

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ISBN13: 978-0073532011
ISBN10: 0073532010
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 9TH 11
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2011
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Last Dance : Encountering Death and Dying - 9TH 11 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073532011

Lynne Despelder

ISBN13: 978-0073532011
ISBN10: 0073532010
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 9TH 11
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2011
International: No
Summary

The best-selling textbook in the field, The Last Dance offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of death and dying. Integrating the experiential, scholarly, social, individual, emotional, and intellectual dimensions of death and dying, the eighth edition of this acclaimed text has been revised to offer cutting-edge and comprehensive coverage of death studies. This new edition of The Last Dance provides solid grounding in theory and research, as well as practical application to students' lives

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Attitudes Toward Death: A Climate of Change
Chapter 2 - Learning About Death: The Influence of Sociocultural Forces
Chapter 3 - Perspectives on Death: Cultural and Historical
Chapter 4 - Death Systems: Mortality and Society
Chapter 5 - Health Care: Patients, Staff, and Institutions
Chapter 6 - End-of-Life Issues and Decisions
Chapter 7 - Facing Death: Living with Life-Threatening Illness
Chapter 8 - Last Rites: Funerals and Body Disposition
Chapter 9 - Survivors: Understanding the Experience of Loss
Chapter 10 - Death in the Lives of Children and Adolescents
Chapter 11 - Death in the Lives of Adults
Chapter 12 - Suicide
Chapter 13 - Risks, Perils,and Traumatic Death
Chapter 14 - Beyond Death / After Life
Chapter 15 - The Path Ahead: Personal and Social Choices

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