ISBN-10:
0205174787
ISBN-13:
9780205174782
Pub. Date:
12/15/1995
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Embracing Their Memory: Loss and the Social Psychology of Storytelling / Edition 1

Embracing Their Memory: Loss and the Social Psychology of Storytelling / Edition 1

by John H. Harvey

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Embracing Their Memory: Loss and the Social Psychology of Storytelling / Edition 1

Centering not on just death and dying, but on the broader topic of loss, this sensitively written book uses stories and personal accounts to convey the widespread implications of losing someone dear to us. Several quotations from literature and personal experience are scattered throughout to further emotional and spiritual engagement on the part of the reader.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780205174782
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date: 12/15/1995
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 6.03(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

1. We Grieve.

2. A Social Psychological Perspective on Loss and Story-Telling.

3. Meanings of Loss.

4. Close Relationship Loss by Death.

5. Close Relationship Loss by Dissolution and Divorce.

6. Losses Resulting from War and Violence.

7. Frequent Lifespan Losses.

8. Losses that Stigmatize and Disenfranchise.

9. Losses that Haunt.

10. Losses Resulting from a Natural Disaster: An Illustrative Study of Story-Telling (co-authored by Shelly K. Stein and Nils Olsen).

11. Experiencing Dying.

12. Losses that Heal and Are Generative.

Epilogue: New Directions in the Story-Telling Approach to Loss.

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