Overview

Examines the ways in which gender and ethnicity shape the diversity of experiences of dying and bereavement. Drawing on a range of detailed case studies, this collection seeks to develop a more sensitive theoretical approach.
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Death, Gender and Ethnicity

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Overview

Examines the ways in which gender and ethnicity shape the diversity of experiences of dying and bereavement. Drawing on a range of detailed case studies, this collection seeks to develop a more sensitive theoretical approach.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203138441
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/10/1997
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Notes on contributors
Introduction
1 Making sense of difference: death, gender and ethnicity in modern Britain 1
2 Death at the beginning of life 29
3 'Shoring up the walls of heartache': parental responses to the death of a child 52
4 Masculinity and loss 76
5 Women in grief: cultural representation and social practice 89
6 Death and the transformation of gender in image and text 108
7 Beauty and the Beast: sex and death in the tabloid press 124
8 Absent minorities? Ethnicity and the use of palliative care services 142
9 Culture is not enough: a critique of multi-culturalism in palliative care 166
10 Death, gender and memory: remembering loss and burial as a migrant 187
11 Death and difference 202
Index 222
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