Ethnic Variations in Dying, Death, and Grief: Diversity in Universality / Edition 1

Ethnic Variations in Dying, Death, and Grief: Diversity in Universality / Edition 1

by Donald P. Irish
     
 

First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.See more details below

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First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560322788
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/28/1993
Series:
Death Education, Aging and Health Care Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Contributors
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction - Multiculturalism and the Majority Population1
Pt. 1Cross-Cultural and Personal Perspectives
Ch. 1Cross-Cultural Variation in the Experience, Expression, and Understanding of Grief13
Ch. 2One Woman's Interracial Journey21
Ch. 3Personal Reflections on Death, Grief, and Cultural Diversity29
Pt. 2Dying, Death, and Grief Among Selected Ethnic Communities
Ch. 4Mourning and Funeral Customs of African Americans51
Ch. 5Mexican American Perspectives Related to Death67
Ch. 6Hmong Death Customs: Traditional and Acculturated79
Ch. 7Native Americans: Adapting, Yet Retaining101
Ch. 8To Honor the Dead and Comfort the Mourners: Traditions in Judaism113
Ch. 9Death and Dying in Buddhism125
Ch. 10Islamic Customs Regarding Death137
Ch. 11Memorial Services among Quakers and Unitarians147
Pt. 3Reflections and Conclusions
Ch. 12Reflections by Professional Practitioners163
Ch. 13Conclusions181
APP. A Ethnic Population Data and Trends-United States and Canada191
APP. B Questions that Might be Asked195
APP. C Personal Reflections on the African American Experience201
APP. D Personal Reflections on the Hispanic Experience203
General Bibliography207
Bibliography for Children211
Index213

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