Death and Dying Products

  • 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

  • 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 – 2018-10-03 
    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 – 2018-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans People

    Minding the Knowledge Gaps

    Edited by Andrew King, Kathryn Almack, Yiu-Tung Suen, Sue Westwood

    What does it mean to grow older as a lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans (LGBT) person? What gaps in knowledge about LGBT ageing remain? This timely and innovative book reports on a project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council which aimed to address gaps in knowledge about older LGBT…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Palliative Care

    Psychosocial perspectives

    By Alison Rodriguez

    Death is inevitable, and yet for most of us it is also unimaginable. This enlightening book is not about death and dying, but about how life-limiting illnesses influence culture, society and how we understand ourselves. It provides a critical, existential perspective on palliative care, examining…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • 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

  • Posttraumatic Growth

    Theory, Research, and Applications

    By Richard G. Tedeschi, Jane Shakespeare-Finch, Kanako Taku, Lawrence G. Calhoun

    Posttraumatic Growth reworks and overhauls the seminal 2006 Handbook of Posttraumatic Growth. It provides a wide range of answers to questions concerning knowledge of posttraumatic growth (PTG) theory, its synthesis and contrast with other theories and models, and its applications in diverse…

    Paperback – 2018-05-30
    Routledge

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