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Death and Dying: Life and Living (Death & Dying/Grief & Loss)

Death and Dying: Life and Living (Death & Dying/Grief & Loss)
Author: Charles A. Corr - Clyde M. Nabe - Donna M. Corr
ISBN 13: 9780495506461
ISBN 10: 49550646
Edition: 6
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2008-04-10
Format: Paperback
Pages: 712
List Price: $267.95

This textbook is designed for undergraduate or graduate courses in death, dying, and bereavement. Each chapter opens with a list of objectives and a representative vignette or case study and concludes with a summary, glossary, review questions, and suggestions for further reading. The recognition of the significance of cultural differences in how people deal with death and dying informs the entire volume. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


Intended as a text for classes on death, dying, and bereavement, and useful as a general resource in the field, this book covers attitudes about death, death related practices, cultural differences, strategies for coping with dying, the experience of loss and grief, age-specific differences, legal issues, suicide, euthanasia, AIDS, and philosophical questions about the meaning of death. The authors teach at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)