Widows and Their Families / Edition 1

Widows and Their Families / Edition 1

by Peter Marris
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415329965

ISBN-13: 9780415329965

Pub. Date: 04/30/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

One of the first books to be published in the UK on bereavement, this ground-breaking study presents the results of a survey of widows in London. Focussing on younger women whose husbands had died the book deals first with grief and mourning then examines the consequences of bereavement through the help of relatives and friends and the changes it brings about to

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One of the first books to be published in the UK on bereavement, this ground-breaking study presents the results of a survey of widows in London. Focussing on younger women whose husbands had died the book deals first with grief and mourning then examines the consequences of bereavement through the help of relatives and friends and the changes it brings about to the widow's family life. Throughout the book the consequences of widowhood are discussed with relevance to psychological theory and to national policy.
Originally published in 1958.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415329965
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/30/2004
Series:
Routledge Library Editions: Anthropology and Ethnography
Pages:
186
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.80(d)

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