The Last Dance Encountering Death and Dying ePUB ☆

  • Hardcover
  • 664 pages
  • The Last Dance Encountering Death and Dying
  • Lynne Ann DeSpelder
  • English
  • 10 March 2016
  • 9780072920963

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The Last Dance Encountering Death and DyingIt was a textbook for a course that I thought would actually be interesting I thought there would be a lot information about different cultures and their death beliefs rituals but really those stories are few and far between This is really a book about the white bread part of the USA and people that have the insurance that can afford the awesome healthcare and the benefits that go with it The parts about „those without“ make up about 3 sentences in the entire book which is interesting for a book meant for a Sociology class Offers an interdisciplinary introduction to death dying and bereavement Integrating the experiential and the scholarly as well as the emotional and intellectual dimensions of death and dying this seventh edition provides coverage of death studies The best book I've read on death and dying issueseverything from cultural attitudes on death to the psychological impact of different types of death ie death of a child suicideetc and the process of grieving Excellent Absolutely adored this book and extremely positive response from students I used it for a Death Grief Dying course It also served as my first introduction to the field so I appreciated its straightforwardness and thoughtful reflective prose It discusses theory and research practical application useful for students and workers in human services and sprinkles poetry and examples grounding discussions throughout I taught every chapter and the instructor resources are AWESOME the best I've ever seen This doesn't seem like the average read but it actually is very interesting It is a look into the study of death and dying and the subjects problems and procedures surrounding death Main topics include cultural funeral practices belief systems about the afterlife and knowledge about planning and paying for a funeral Used this book for a Sociology class Very helpful and a good read This book is like a text book and is full of information I did not read it cover to cover but selected parts to read that I thought would help me understand death and grieving I recently lost a loved one This book helped me gather information to help myself It's a good book for anyone that is grieving over a lost love This was my textbook for a course called Death and Dying It was very interesting and provided a lot of information My favorite parts were about how different cultures in the world and in different times dealt with the same events I don't see people reading it as just a book unless they are very interested in the field or have just lost a loved one Social and Psychological Aspects of Death Dying GERO 437 Fall 2005This class and this fantastic textbook and to be entirely fair a fantastic professor turned me into a Gerontology major Bravo Read this for my Psychology of Death and Dying class and really enjoyed One of the most interesting textbooks I've had to read in a long time Definitely recommend this class to anyone or just read the book