Handbook of Death and Dying (2 Vol. Set) by Clifton D. (Dow) Bryant

By Clifton D. (Dow) Bryant

Death is a social in addition to physiological phenomenon. every one society characterizes and, accordingly, treats dying and death in its personal person ways—ways that fluctuate markedly. those specific styles of demise and death engender modal cultural responses, and such institutionalized habit has time-honored, cost effective, academic, spiritual, and political implications. The instruction manual of demise and loss of life takes inventory of the gigantic literature within the box of thanatology, arranging and synthesizing what has been an unwieldy physique of data right into a concise, but accomplished reference paintings. This two-volume instruction manual will offer path and momentum to the research of death-related habit for a few years to come back. Key beneficial properties greater than a hundred members representing authoritative services in a various array of disciplines Anthropology family members experiences background legislation drugs Mortuary technology Philosophy Psychology Social paintings Sociology Theology A extraordinary editorial board of best students and researchers within the box greater than a hundred definitive essays overlaying nearly each size of death-related habit accomplished and inclusive, exploring thoughts and social styles in the greater topical quandary magazine article size essays that tackle themes with acceptable element Multidisciplinary and cross-cultural insurance

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Is the Dean of Ashkelon College, associated with Bar Ilan University in Israel. Previously, he served as Dean of Students at Bar Ilan University. He is a founding member of the School of Social Work at Bar Ilan and served as Dean of the school for almost a decade. His research in social work education has taken him to India, where together with Alan Brawley, he wrote the book Social Care at the Front Line (1987). Over the years, he has published widely, exploring the interface between the secular and the sacred and Jewish and social science literature in assisting people facing crises and trauma.

She has lectured at Purdue About the Contributors– • –xxxi University; University of Illinois at Springfield; Brazosport College, Texas; and the University of Houston, Clear Lake. She is currently working on an encyclopedia of serial murder with Steven Egger. A. in psychology from the University of Illinois at Springfield. Steven A. , is Professor Emeritus of Criminal Justice at the University of Illinois at Springfield and is Associate Professor of Criminology at the University of Houston, Clear Lake.

Over the years, he has published widely, exploring the interface between the secular and the sacred and Jewish and social science literature in assisting people facing crises and trauma. Prior to his current post, he spent his sabbatical at the Rutgers School of Social Work. He was raised and educated in New York and attended the City College of New York and Columbia University School of Social Work. He earned his doctorate from the Wurzwelier School of Work, Yeshiva University. He was ordained for the rabbinate by Rabbi Moshe Feinstein, a leading 20th-century scholar known for his seminal Talmudic responsa and piety.

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