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The Study of Dying

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  • 7 b/w illus. 2 tables
  • Page extent: 298 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.48 kg

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 (ISBN-13: 9780521739054)

The Study of Dying
Cambridge University Press
9780521517676 - The Study of Dying - From Autonomy to Transformation - By Allan Kellehear
Table of Contents

Contents

List of Figures
ix
List of Tables
x
List of Contributors
xi
Preface
xiii
1     What the social and behavioural studies say about dying
Allan Kellehear
1
2     The dying animal: a perspective from veterinary medicine
Siri K. Knudsen
27
3     The dying human: a perspective from biomedicine
Marie-Aurélie Bruno, Didier Ledoux and Steven Laureys
51
4     The dying human: a perspective from palliative medicine
Michael Ashby
76
5     The demography of dying
Glennys Howarth
99
6     Historical approaches to dying
Julie-Marie Strange
123
7     Dying and philosophy
Geoffrey Scarre
147
8     The art of dying
Clare Gittings
163
9     Dying in Western literature
John Skelton
188
10    Cinematic visions of dying
Fran McInerney
211
11    Dying in the Judaeo-Christian tradition
Douglas Davies
233
12    Near-death experiences and deathbed visions
Bruce Greyson
253
Index
276



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