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  • Women, Monstrosity and Horror Film

    Gynaehorror, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-06 
    Routledge

  • Visualizing the Body in Art, Anatomy, and Medicine since 1800

    Models and Modeling, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Graciano

    This book expands the art historical perspective on art’s connection to anatomy and medicine, bringing together in one text several case studies from various methodological perspectives. The contributors focus on the common visual and bodily nature of (figural) art, anatomy, and medicine around the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Science and the Arts since 1750

  • 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 – 2018-12-18 
    Routledge

  • Death, Dying, and Bereavement in a Changing World

    2nd Edition

    By Alan R. Kemp

    In this introductory text on thanatology, Alan Kemp continues to take 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 Changing World provides a…

    Paperback – 2018-11-22
    Routledge

  • Postmortal Society

    Towards a Sociology of Immortality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Hviid Jacobsen

    Throughout history mankind has struggled to reconcile itself with the inescapability of its own mortality. This book explores the themes of immortality and survivalism in contemporary culture, shedding light on the varied and ingenious ways in which humans and human societies aspire to confront and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Studies in Death, Materiality and the Origin of Time

  • 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

  • Suicide in Twentieth-Century Japan

    1st Edition

    By Francesca Di Marco

    Japan’s suicide phenomenon has fascinated both the media and academics, although many questions and paradoxes embedded in the debate on suicide have remained unaddressed in the existing literature, including the assumption that Japan is a "Suicide Nation". This tendency causes common misconceptions…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Materialities of Passing

    Explorations in Transformation, Transition and Transience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Bjerregaard, Anders Emil Rasmussen, Tim Flohr Sørensen

    ‘Passing’ is a common euphemism for the death of a person, as he or she is said to ‘pass away’ or ‘pass on’. This open-ended saying has at its heart a notion of transformation from one state to another, which in turn grants the possibility of grasping or approximating the passage of time and the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Studies in Death, Materiality and the Origin of Time

  • Mediating and Remediating Death

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dorthe Refslund Christensen, Kjetil Sandvik

    From the ritual object which functions as a substitute for the dead - thus acting as a medium for communicating with the ’other world’ - to the representation of death, violence and suffering in media, or the use of online social networks as spaces of commemoration, media of various kinds are…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Studies in Death, Materiality and the Origin of Time

  • Death, Society, and Human Experience

    12th Edition

    By Robert Kastenbaum, Christopher M. Moreman

    Providing an overview of the myriad ways that we are touched by death and dying, both as an individual and as a member of society, this book will help readers understand our relationship with death. Kastenbaum and Moreman show how various ways that individual and societal attitudes influence both…

    Paperback – 2018-04-09
    Routledge

  • Dying: A Social Perspective on the End of Life

    1st Edition

    By Alex Broom

    An inevitable and universal experience, dying is experienced by individuals in different ways, often related to the character of our relationships, family structures, gender identities, cultural backgrounds, and economic means. Drawing on extensive qualitative fieldwork with patients, carers and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-09
    Routledge

  • Frederic Leighton

    Death, Mortality, Resurrection, 1st Edition

    By Keren Rosa Hammerschlag

    Keren Rosa Hammerschlag's Frederic Leighton: Death, Mortality, Resurrection offers a timely reexamination of the art of the late Victorian period's most institutionally powerful artist, Frederic Lord Leighton (1830-1896). As President of the Royal Academy from 1878 to 1896, Leighton was committed…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

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