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  • Researching Death, Dying and Bereavement

    Edited by Erica Borgstrom, Julie Ellis, Kate Woodthorpe

    This book examines research on death, dying and bereavement, and how our approaches, perceptions and expectations shapes what we can know about the end of life. The contributions include personal and professional reflections, and practical suggestions for conducting research in this field. The…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Decides?

    Abortion, Assisted Dying, Capital Punishment, and Torture, 3rd Edition

    By Sheldon Ekland-Olson

    Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Decides? looks at several of the most contentious issues in many societies. The book asks, whose rights are protected? How do these rights and protections change over time, and who makes those decisions? This book explores the fundamentally sociological processes which…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • Pathology in Practice: Diseases and Dissections in Early Modern Europe

    By Marco Bresadola, Maria Conforti

    Between 1550 and 1750 all over Europe post-mortems were carried out on those who had died of a disease. In households, courts, hospitals and the legal arena, bodies were cut up and observed for a variety of purposes, and yet this practice and the knowledge it generated have virtually disappeared…

    Hardback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Shared Experiences of Mass Shootings

    A Comparative Perspective on the Aftermath

    By Johanna Nurmi

    Mass violence and terrorism are a salient phenomenon in the late modern society, showing no sign of decline. Proactive results from the long, ongoing debate of how to address these issues are therefore increasingly necessary – not just in the context of prevention, but also in the context of the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The 'Other' in Ourselves

    Exploring the educational power of the humanities and arts

    Edited by Kate de Medeiros, Kelly Niles-Yokum, Judith L. Howe

    Increasingly, scholars from many disciplines have begun to incorporate various modalities from the humanities and arts – novels, films, artwork, and other forms of expression – to help connect students with the experience of aging in deeply meaningful and person-centered ways. This collection…

    Hardback – 2017-10-17 
    Routledge

  • Military Pilgrimage and Battlefield Tourism

    Commemorating the Dead

    Edited by John Eade, Mario Katić

    Military Pilgrimage and Battlefield Tourism is the first volume to bring together a detailed analysis of professional military pilgrimage with other forms of commemorating military conflict. The volume looks beyond the discussion of battlefield tourism undertaken primarily by civilians which has…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Pilgrimage, Religious Travel and Tourism

  • Women, Monstrosity and Horror Film

    Gynaehorror

    By Erin Harrington

    Women occupy a privileged place in horror film. Horror is a space of entertainment and excitement, of terror and dread, and one that relishes the complexities that arise when boundaries – of taste, of bodies, of reason – are blurred and dismantled. It is also a site of expression and exploration…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Film Philosophy at the Margins

  • Final Journeys

    Migrant End-of-life Care and Rituals in Europe

    Edited by Alistair Hunter, Eva Soom Ammann

    A recurring theme of the public discourse on immigration in Europe today is that migrants are primarily young people, of working age. Against this short-sighted view, the main contribution of this book is to propose that processes of ageing and dying constitute a critical juncture in the settlement…

    Hardback – 2017-07-26
    Routledge

  • Guidelines for Investigating Officer-Involved Shootings, Arrest-Related Deaths, and Deaths in Custody

    By Darrell L. Ross, Gary M. Vilke

    As unrest over officer-involved shootings and deaths in custody takes center stage in conversations about policing and the criminal justice system, Guidelines for Investigating Officer-Involved Shootings, Arrest-Related Deaths, and Deaths in Custody addresses critical investigation components from…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18
    Routledge

  • Hospice and Palliative Care

    The Essential Guide, 3rd Edition

    By Stephen R. Connor

    The third edition of Hospice and Palliative Care is the essential guide to the hospice and palliative care movement both within the United States and around the world. Chapters provide mental-health and medical professionals with a comprehensive overview of the hospice practice as well as…

    Paperback – 2017-07-06
    Routledge

  • Death and Dying in India

    Ageing and end-of-life care of the elderly

    By Suhita Chopra Chatterjee, Jaydeep Sengupta

    Most aged in India are experiencing a highly protracted death in hospitals, entangled in tubes and machines. Such ‘medicalised death’ entails huge psychological, social and financial costs for both patients and their caregivers. There are also many who are dying in abject neglect. However,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Death, Torture and the Broken Body in European Art, 1300–1650

    Edited by John R. Decker, Mitzi Kirkland-Ives

    Bodies mangled, limbs broken, skin flayed, blood spilled: from paintings to prints to small sculptures, the art of the late Middle Ages and early modern period gave rise to disturbing scenes of violence. Many of these torture scenes recall Christ’s Passion and its aftermath, but the martyrdoms of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

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