Readings in Thanatology

Readings in Thanatology

by John D Morgan

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Readings in Thanatology by John D Morgan

A comprehensive book of readings for courses on death and dying at the college or university level. It contains material by such leaders in the field as: Colin Murray Parkes, MD, John Hinton, MD, Kenneth Doka, PhD, Ira R Byock, MD, Ronald K Barrett, PhD, Robert G Stevenson, EdD, Judith M Stillion, PhD.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780895032607
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/07/1997
Series: Death, Value and Meaning Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 596
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Death Education in the Context of General Education John D. Morgan

Part I: Introduction: North American Death Attitudes
Living Our Dying and Our Grieving: Historical and Cultural Attitudes John D. Morgan
Prologue to a Study of Death in Film John Orange
An Approach to Death in Adult and Children's Literature Gary H. Paterson
Some Notes in Aid of Thinking about Music and Death Rev. Ronald Trojcak
Pattern of Bereavement in Indian and English Society Pittu Laungani
The Economics of Death Lawrence Fric
Economics and Death: Private Good/Public Good P. Albert Koop
Death Walks the Wards: Dying in the Hospital Joseph W. Lella
Get it Under Cover: AIDS, Death, and Censorship James Miller

Part II: Introduction: The Care of the Terminally Ill
Structure and Stresses: When a Family Member is Dying Michael A. Bull
Caring for the Dying Ira R. Byock
Nursing Care of the Dying Reena McDermott
The Role of Social Work in Palliative Care Andrew M. Feron
Home Care John Hinton

Part III: Introduction: Bereavement
Bereavement: What Most People Should Know C. Murray Parkes
Funerals and Funeral Directors: Rituals and Resources for Grief Management Richard J. Paul
Disenfranchised Grief: An Exposition and Update Kenneth J. Doka
Using Counseling Techniques to Help Bereaved and Dying People Rose Marie Jaco
Complicated Bereavement Jo Ann Silcox
Working with Widows in Groups Peggy M. L. Anderson
Men and Grief Tom Golden
Middle-Aged Children's Bereavement After the Death of an Elderly Person Miriam S. Moss and Sidney Z. Moss

Part IV: Introduction: Children and Death
The Pattern of Grief in Children and Adolescents Eleanor J. Deveau
Adolescent Grief Barbara L. Anschuetz
Bereaved Black Children Ronald K. Barrett

Part V: Introduction: Questions of Values
Autonomy and the Person in the Dying Patient Jim Kow
Assisting Suicide: An Analysis of the Legal (i.e., Moral) Arguments in Judgments of the Supreme Court of Canada in the Sue Rodriguez Case Gilbert E. Brodie
Immortality John D. Morgan
Resurrection Rev. Ronald Trojcak
The Problem of Death and Dying in Major Eastern Traditions Jaroslav Havelka

Part VI: Introduction: Suicide
Suicide Theories Bruce Connell
Suicide Intervention Ralph L. V. Rickgarn
"All the King's Horses and All The King's Men . . ." Picking Up the Pieces in the Aftermath of Youth Suicide Robert G. Stevenson
Suicide among the Elderly: Understanding with Mind and Heart Judith M. Stillion


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