Making Sense of Death, Dying and Bereavement: An Anthology
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This anthology offers a unique collection of personal accounts of death, dying and bereavement. It examines representations of death, dying and bereavement in fiction, poetry, the media and the Internet, as well as exploring visual representations of death and dying. Included are: - visual representations of the changing meaning of death within societies - examples of the ways in which the Web is being used to give and receive support when people are dying or when they have been bereaved - the moral, ethical and emotional issues involved in caring for people at the end-of-life - lay and…mehr

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This anthology offers a unique collection of personal accounts of death, dying and bereavement. It examines representations of death, dying and bereavement in fiction, poetry, the media and the Internet, as well as exploring visual representations of death and dying. Included are: - visual representations of the changing meaning of death within societies - examples of the ways in which the Web is being used to give and receive support when people are dying or when they have been bereaved - the moral, ethical and emotional issues involved in caring for people at the end-of-life - lay and professional personal accounts of miscarriage and the death of family members including children, siblings and parents; suicide and assisted suicide, the role of humour after someone dies, intimacy at the end-of-life and the impact of autopsy - reflections from survivors and people who have been bereaved following traumatic and mass death and disaster. This highly distinctive book will be key reading for professionals, students and those involved in the care of dying and bereaved people.
  • Produktdetails
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  • Verlag: SAGE PUBN
  • Seitenzahl: 224
  • Erscheinungstermin: Dezember 2008
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 241mm x 170mm x 18mm
  • Gewicht: 522g
  • ISBN-13: 9781847875112
  • ISBN-10: 1847875114
  • Artikelnr.: 25055715
Inhaltsangabe
PART ONE: VISUAL IMAGES OF DEATH, DYING AND DISPOSAL
Introduction - Sarah Earle and Carol Komaromy
Afghanistan Woman
Sunrise
Purple Planet
Mask
A Woman and a Boy Visiting a Man in Hospital
A Deathbed Scene
Mila
Liza
A Death Certificate
The Death of Chatterton
Dead Face of a Girl
Dead Face of a Man
The Dissection of a Beautiful Young Woman
Human Bones in Paris Catacombs
Mass Grave, Belsen
Abandoned Grave
Roadside Memorial, Avenida España, Cadiz, Spain
Roadside Memorial, Groveway, Milton Keynes, UK,
Roadside Memorials and the Public Health
Memorial Quilt, Scotland,
PART TWO: DEATH AND DYING IN POETRY, FICTION AND THE MEDIA
Introduction - Sarah Earle and Carol Komaromy
The Five People You Meet in Heaven - Mitch Albom
Vicky Angel - Jacqueline Wilson
Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night - Dylan Thomas
Ode to a Nightingale - John Keats
Funeral Blues - Wystan Hugh Auden
Diary Notes - Jenny Hockey
Anthem for Doomed Youth - Wilfred Owen
Aftermath - Siegfried Sassoon
Placing the Dead - Jenny Hockey
Catch - Joseph Heller
For Phyllis - Yasmin Gunuratnam
Blind Date - Yasmin Gunuratnam
Dead Sexy: Why Death Is the New Sex - Jacque Lynn Foltyn
Obituary - Dame Cicely Saunders - The Times
PART THREE: DEATH, DYING AND BEREAVEMENT ON THE WORLD WIDE WEB
Introduction - Sarah Earle and Carol Komaromy
Here Today and Cyberspace Tomorrow: Memorials and Bereavement Support on the Web - Pamela Roberts
Winston's Wish: For Young People
Bereavement UK: The Garden of Tranquillity
Andrea Rouen's Farewell
Cass Brown
Cancergiggles
Anna Davidsson Bremborg
Dead Bodies on the Internet
When Kids Seek Help Online: Internet Chat Rooms and Suicide - Katja Becker and Martin H. Schmidt
Resources on the World Wide Web - Sarah Earle
PART FOUR: CARING FOR PEOPLE AT THE END OF LIFE
Introduction - Sarah Earle and Carol Komaromy
Alzheimer's: My Mother's Death - Lydia Chant
Respect for Autonomy: Easier Said Than Done - Mary Twomey
Precious Lives - Margaret Forster
It's Not Like Family Going, Is It? - Elizabeth Young, Clive Seale and Michael Bury
A Fridge too Far? - Alun Morgan
A Porter's Story - Anonymous
Caregiver Suffering Is a Dimension of End-of-Life Care - Cynda Hylton-Rushton
Always Fight - Atul Gawande
The Social Worker and Chaplain during and after a Death - Nancy A Hodgson, Sheila Segal, Maria Weidinger, and Mary Beth Linde
The Intimacy of End-of-Life Care - Debbie Komaromy
Intimacy and Relationships: The View from a Hospice - Philip Ball
Death in the Early Evening - Tom Heller
PART FIVE: WHEN SOMEONE DIES
Introduction, Sarah Earle and Carol Komaromy
Being Orphaned in Early Adulthood - Jacqueline H Watts
Memories of Death - Linda Camborne-Paynter
A Grief Observed - C S Lewis
Suicide - Kier Hardie
Suicide Is Painless? - Kythé Beaumont
The Loss of Mango - Ingrid Nix
The Death of a Socialite - Ricardo Estee-Wale
Black Humour and the Death of a Child - Ann Martin
Experiences of Miscarriage - Gayle Letherby
A Family's Experience of Autopsy - Josie Hughes
The First Death: A Student's Experience - Joyce Cavaye
Death in Iceland, Hidden and Revealed - Árnar Arnason
My Floral Tribute - Maxine Birch
Silenced Endings: Death, Dying and Learning Disabilities - Stuart Todd
PART SIX: REFLECTING ON TRAUMATIC DEATH, MASS DEATH AND DISASTER
Introduction - Sarah Earle and Carol Komaromy
When The Tsunami Hit Sri Lanka - Claire Wijayatilake
Traumatic Bereavement and the Asian Tsunami: Perspectives from Tamil Nadu, India - Prathap Tharyan
Ruth: Death by Murder - Lesley Moreland
Reflections of Death: Continuing Memories - Carol Komaromy
When Disaster Strikes: Reflections on Personal Experience of Disaster - Disaster Action
Personal and Medical Memories from Hillsborough - Tom Heller
The Personal and Professional Reflections of a Forensic Ecologist - Patricia Wiltshire
Returning Property after Death and Disaster - Lucy Payne
Collective Loss and Community Resilience AFTER September - Anne Eyre
PART SEVEN: MAKING SENSE OF THE AFTER-LIFE AND LIFE AFTER DEATH
Introduction
Hospital Ghosts and Hauntings - Sarah Earle and Carol KomaromyParanormal Database
Family Ghosts - Suzanne Perry
Deathbed Apparitions - Simon J Sherwood
Traveller Gypsies - Judith Okely
If the Spirit Moves You - Justine Picardie
Is Anybody There? - Jo Dawson
Experience of the Loss of a Husband/Father - Dorothy Thornton and Gayle Letherby
Sparkling Epitaphs: From Jewels to Web Portraits, We've Moved on from the Tombstone - Roger Dobson