Death and Dying Products

  • Condemned to Die

    Life Under Sentence of Death, 2nd Edition

    By Robert Johnson

    Condemned to Die is a book about life under sentence of death in American prisons. The great majority of condemned prisoners are warehoused on death rows before they are put to death. Death rows typically feature solitary confinement, a harsh regimen that is closely examined in this book. These…

    Paperback – 2018-12-21 
    Routledge

  • Social Death

    Questioning the life-death boundary

    Edited by Jana Králová, Tony Walter

    Social death occurs when the social existence of a person or group ceases. With an individual, it can occur before or after physical death. Scholars in a wide range of disciplines have applied the concept to very diverse issues – including genocide, slavery, dementia, hospitalisation, and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-09 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Life's End

    Technocratic Dying in an Age of Spiritual Yearning

    By David Wendell Moller

    The explicit purpose of this book is to analyze dying and death in the cosmopolitan, modern setting. There is, however, an additional theme that is implicit in the analysis and observations. The portrait of dying, which is provided in the pages of the book, also tells us a great deal about life. It…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Friendgrief

    An Absence Called Presence

    By Harold Ivan Smith

    This book not only examines friendgrief from a theoretical and clinical framework, but also Smith offers fascinating vignettes from the lives of well-known friendgrievers such as Elton John, Diane Sawyer, Ralph Abernathy, C. S. Lewis, Harry Truman, Tommy Lasorda, Jimmy Carter, Fritz Mondale, Bill…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Death, Value and Meaning Series

  • Death, Dying, and Bereavement in a Changing World

    2nd Edition

    By Alan Kemp

    In this introductory text on thanatology, Alan Kemp continues the first edition’s trajectory of taking on the central question of mortality: the centrality of death coupled with the denial of death in the human experience. Drawing from the work of Ernest Becker, Death, Dying, and Bereavement in a…

    Paperback – 2018-11-22 
    Routledge

  • The Ethical and Legal Consequences of Posthumous Reproduction

    Arrogance, Avarice and Anguish

    By Browne Lewis

    Posthumous reproduction refers to the procedure that enables a child to be conceived using the gametes of a dead person. Advances in reproductive technology mean it is now possible to assist in creating a life after you die, and in recent years the number of women who have attempted to get pregnant…

    Paperback – 2018-11-09 
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Religious Literacy in Hospice Care

    Challenges and Controversies

    By Panagiotis Pentaris

    This is the first book to explore how religion, belief and spirituality are negotiated in hospice care. Specifically, it considers the significant place that spiritual care has in hospice care and claims that the changing role of religion and belief in society highlights the need to re-examine how…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Non-Religious Pastoral Care

    A Practical Guide

    By David Savage

    This ground-breaking book is a guide to non-religious pastoral care practice in healthcare, prisons, education, and the armed forces in the UK. It brings a new perspective to our understanding of care services traditionally offered by chaplaincy departments. The book charts the progress from a…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Death and the Afterlife

    Edited by Candi K. Cann

    This Handbook traces the history of the changing notion of what it means to die and examines the many constructions of afterlife in literature, text, ritual, and material culture throughout time. The Routledge Handbook of Death and the Afterlife is an outstanding reference source to the key topics,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Religion

  • Public Health, Disease and Development in Africa

    Edited by Ezekiel Kalipeni, Juliet Iwelunmor, Diana S. Grigsby-Toussaint, Imelda K. Moise

    The closure of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 2015 prompted the need for a book of this kind. An interdisciplinary group of global health scholars contribute to the understanding of the emerging and fast-growing problem of the dual burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases (…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge
    Geographies of Health Series

  • Perspectives on Behavioural Interventions in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

    Edited by Rebecca S Allen, Brian D Carpenter, Morgan K. Eichorst

    The challenges faced by individuals and families at the end of life are still incredibly diverse, and many behavioural interventions and clinical approaches have been developed to address this great diversity of experiences in the face of dying and death, helping providers to care for their clients…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Aging and Mental Health Research

  • Meaning-making Methods for Coping with Serious Illness

    By Fereshteh Ahmadi, Nader Ahmadi

    This book provides an alternative, complementary approach to the existing conventional approaches to religious and spiritually oriented coping. By focusing on the role of culture, the authors take into account the methods employed by a vast number of people who do not directly identify themselves…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

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