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This engaging and informative resource provides readers with an understanding of the social, cultural, and historical influences that shape our encounters with death, dying, and bereavement—a universal experience across humanity.
• Provides comprehensive yet easily accessible and concise entries that offer insight into the expanding study of death, dying, and bereavement
• Contains more than 200 engaging entries from key thinkers and practitioners within the interdisciplinary field of death studies
• Addresses a wide range of topics of both contemporary and historical interest, including memorial tattoos, Facebook grieving, and so-called "dark tourism," which reflect shifting attitudes and practices surrounding end-of-life issues
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About the Author
Michael Brennan, PhD, is associate professor of sociology and director of the Center for Death Education and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.