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  • Death Ritual and Bereavement

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ralph Houlbrooke

    Originally published in 1989, Death, Ritual and Bereavement examines the social history of death and dying from 1500 to the 1930s. This edited collection focuses on the death-bed, funerals, burials, mourning customs, and the expression of grief. The essays throw fresh light on developments which…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ritual

  • Reproductive Rituals

    The Perception of Fertility in England from the Sixteenth Century to the Nineteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Angus McLaren

    Originally published in 1984 Reproductive Ritual examines fertility and re-production in pre-industrial England. The book discusses both through anthropological research and reviews of contemporary literature that conscious family limitation was practised before the nineteenth century. The volume…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ritual

  • Culture, Ritual and Revolution in Vietnam

    1st Edition

    By Shaun Kingsley Malarney

    Originally published in 2002 Culture, Ritual and Revolution in Vietnam is a study of the history and consequences of the revolutionary campaign to transform culture and ritual in northern Vietnam. Based upon official documents and several years of field research in Thinh Liet Commune, a Red River…

    Hardback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ritual

  • Birth and Death

    Experience, Ethics, Politics, 1st Edition

    By Kath Woodward, Sophie Woodward

    Usually conceived in opposition to each other – birth as a hopeful beginning, death as an ending – this book brings them into dialogue with each other to argue that both are central to our experiences of being in the world and part of living. Written by two authors, this book takes an…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Death in Contemporary Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adriana Teodorescu, Michael Hviid Jacobsen

    With intense and violent portrayals of death becoming ever more common on television and in cinema and the growth of death-centric movies, series, texts, songs and video clips attracting a wide and enthusiastic global reception, we might well ask whether death has ceased to be a taboo. What makes…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • Criminal Bodies in the West

    Iconography and Life after Death, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Schrift

    This book explores the cultural meanings of the criminal body in the west through historical and multidisciplinary frameworks, examining both how the criminal corpse was viewed as a repository of power and how it held significant cultural meaning as material relic. Authors situate the criminal…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge

  • Innovations in Hospice Architecture

    2nd Edition

    By Stephen Verderber, Ben J. Refuerzo

    This fully revised, new edition of Innovations in Hospice Architecture responds to the need for an up-to-date, theoretically based reference book summarizing key historical and recent developments with respect to this rapidly evolving building type. This Second Edition presents: an overview of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Promoting Resilience

    Responding to Adversity, Vulnerability, and Loss, 1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Thompson, Gerry R. Cox

    Promoting Resilience offers a fresh perspective that views resilience through a sociological lens, emphasizing the significance of loss issues and highlighting a range of practice implications across a wide range of fields. Drawing on the expertise of a wide range of contributors, the book…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22 
    Routledge

  • Pet Loss, Grief, and Therapeutic Interventions

    Practitioners Navigating the Human-Animal Bond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lori Kogan, Phyllis Erdman

    This book recognizes and legitimizes the significance of pet and animal loss by exploring the various expressions of trauma and grief experienced by those who work with, live with, or own an animal or pet. The chapters of Pet Loss, Grief, and Therapeutic Interventions weave together cutting-edge…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge
    Explorations in Mental Health

  • Residues of Death

    Disposal Refigured, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tamara Kohn, Martin Gibbs, Bjorn Nansen, Luke van Ryn

    This book provides a critical overview of the changing ways people mourn, commemorate and interact with the remains of the dead, including bodies, materials and digital artefacts. It focuses on how residues of death persist and circulate through different spaces, materials, data and mediated…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • The Dying Body as a Lived Experience

    1st Edition

    By Alan Blum

    The anxiety over death persists in everyday life- though often denied or repressed- lingering as an unconscious worry or intuition that typically seems to compromise one’s feelings of well-being and experience in a range of areas; coming out often as malaise, depression, and anger in much conduct.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Routledge Handbook on Capital Punishment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert M. Bohm, Gavin Lee

    Capital punishment is one of the more controversial subjects in the social sciences, especially in criminal justice and criminology. Over the last decade or so, the United States has experienced a significant decline in the number of death sentences and executions. Since 2007, eight states have…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge

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