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 confined on death rows before they are executed. Death rows typically feature solitary confinement, a harsh regimen that is closely examined in this book. Death rows that…

    Paperback – 2018-12-21 
    Routledge

  • Prescriptive Memories in Grief and Loss

    The Art of Dreamscaping, 1st Edition

    By Nancy Gershman, Barbara E. Thompson

    Prescriptive Memories in Grief and Loss: The Art of Dreamscaping introduces a wide range of therapists to a novel, strengths-based, and imaginal practice for helping clients at various points on the grief and loss continuum. Grounded in recent empirical research on how the emotional brain encodes…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge
    Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

  • Life's End

    Technocratic Dying in an Age of Spiritual Yearning, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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 R. 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

  • Aging in the Family

    1st Edition

    By George E. Dickinson, Brenda S. Sanders

    With a rapidly aging population throughout the world, the issue of larger percentages of older adults has repercussions for both policy and the job market. Whether a university student about to seek a full-time job or a caregiver for an older person, Aging in the Family should enhance the reader’s…

    Paperback – 2018-11-20 
    Routledge

  • Social Death

    Questioning the life-death boundary, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • The Ethical and Legal Consequences of Posthumous Reproduction

    Arrogance, Avarice and Anguish, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Religious Literacy in Hospice Care

    Challenges and Controversies, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-10-15
    Routledge

  • Older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans People

    Minding the Knowledge Gaps, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-09-19
    Routledge

  • Non-Religious Pastoral Care

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    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

    1st Edition

    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

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