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  • Death, Society, and Human Experience

    12th Edition

    By Robert Kastenbaum, Christopher Moreman

    Providing an understanding of the relationship with death, both as an individual and as a member of society, this book is intended to contribute to your understanding of your relationship with death. Kastenbaum shows how individual and societal attitudes influence both how and when we die and how…

    Paperback – 2018-04-18 
    Routledge

  • Suicide in Sri Lanka

    The Anthropology of an Epidemic

    By Tom Widger

    Why people kill themselves remains an enduring and unanswered question. With a focus on Sri Lanka, a country that for several decades has reported ‘epidemic’ levels of suicidal behaviour, this book develops a unique perspective linking the causes and meanings of suicidal practices to social…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Mortality, Mourning and Mortuary Practices in Indigenous Australia

    By Myrna Tonkinson, Victoria Burbank

    Edited by Katie Glaskin

    Drawing on ethnography of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across Australia, Mortality, Mourning and Mortuary Practices in Indigenous Australia focuses on the current ways in which indigenous people confront and manage various aspects of death. The contributors employ their…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Anthropology and Cultural History in Asia and the Indo-Pacific

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Anthropology

    By Andrew J. Strathern

    Edited by Pamela J. Stewart

    This companion provides an indispensable overview of contemporary and classical issues in social and cultural anthropology. Although anthropology has expanded greatly over time in terms of the diversity of topics in which its practitioners engage, many of the broad themes and topics at the heart of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook on Capital Punishment

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18 
    Routledge

  • Pathology in Practice

    Diseases and Dissections in Early Modern Europe

    Edited by Silvia De Renzi, Marco Bresadola, Maria Conforti

    Post-mortems may have become a staple of our TV viewing, but the long history of this practice is still little known. This book provides a fresh account of the dissections that took place across early modern Europe on those who had died of a disease or in unclear circumstances. Drawing on different…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • 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 – 2017-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Continuing Bonds in Bereavement

    New Directions for Research and Practice

    Edited by Dennis Klass, Edith Maria Steffen

    The introduction of the continuing bonds model of grief near the end of the 20th century revolutionized the way researchers and practitioners understand bereavement. Continuing Bonds in Bereavement is the most comprehensive, state-of-the-art collection of developments in this field since the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-14
    Routledge
    Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

  • 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 – 2017-10-31
    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 – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • The Good, the Right, Life and Death

    Essays in Honor of Fred Feldman

    By Jason R. Raibley, Michael J. Zimmerman

    Edited by Kris McDaniel

    Fred Feldman, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, is widely recognized for his subtle defense of hedonistic consequentialism and for his plain-spoken and exact philosophical style. This book collects new and original articles from an international team of scholars…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge

  • The Crime of Destruction and the Law of Genocide

    Their Impact on Collective Memory

    By Caroline Fournet

    This highly original work provides a thought-provoking and valuable resource for researchers and academics with an interest in genocide, criminology, international organizations, and law and society. In her book, Caroline Fournet examines the law relating to genocide and explores the apparent…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

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