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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 16 new and published books in the subject of Death and Dying — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Durkheim's Suicide

    A Century of Research and Debate

    Edited by W.S.F. Pickering, Geoffrey Walford

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Durkeim's book on suicide, first published in 1897, is widely regarded as a classic text, and is essential reading for any student of Durkheim's thought and sociological method. This book examines the continuing importance of Durkheim's methodology. The wide-ranging chapters cover such issues as...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Bereavement Care for Childbearing Women and their Families

    An Interactive Workbook

    By Caroline Hollins Martin, Eleanor Forrest

    For many bereaved parents, the care provided by health professionals at birth – from midwives to antenatal teachers – has a crucial effect on their response to a loss or death. This interactive workbook is clearly applied to practice and has been designed to help practitioners deliver effective...

    Published July 24th 2013 by Routledge

  3. International Perspectives on Public Health and Palliative Care

    Edited by Libby Sallnow, Suresh Kumar, Allan Kellehear

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Health

    Public health approaches to palliative care have been growing in policy importance and practice acceptance. This innovative volume explores the major concepts, practice examples, and practice guidelines for this new approach. The goal of ‘comprehensive care’ – seamless support for patients as they...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  4. When Parents Die

    Learning to Live with the Loss of a Parent, 3rd Edition

    By Rebecca Abrams

    The death of a parent marks an emotional and psychological watershed in a person's life. For children and teenagers, the loss of a parent if not handled sensitively can be a lasting trauma, and for adults too, a parent's death can be a tremendous blow. When Parents Die speaks to bereaved children...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Death and Dying in Contemporary Japan

    Edited by Hikaru Suzuki

    Series: Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

    This book, based on extensive original research, explores the various ways in which Japanese people think about death and how they approach the process of dying and death. It shows how new forms of funeral ceremonies have been developed by the funeral industry, how traditional grave burial is being...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Mothers, Infants and Young Children of September 11, 2001

    A Primary Prevention Project

    Edited by Beatrice Beebe, Phyllis Cohen, K. Mark Sossin, Sara Markese

    The group of papers presented in this volume represents ten years of involvement of a group of eight core therapists, working originally with approximately forty families who suffered the loss of husbands and fathers on September 11, 2001. The project focuses on the families of women who were...

    Published February 14th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Grief, Loss and Bereavement

    Evidence and Practice for Health and Social Care Practitioners

    Edited by Peter Wimpenny, John Costello

    Dealing with the social experience of grief, loss and bereavement are challenging areas for everyone, including health and social care practitioners who are often well placed to offer help and support to the bereaved. This book draws together a comprehensive range of worldwide evidence for...

    Published September 1st 2011 by Routledge

  8. Bereavement Narratives

    Continuing bonds in the twenty-first century

    By Christine Valentine

    Bereavement is often treated as a psychological condition of the individual with both healthy and pathological forms. However, this empirically-grounded study argues that this is not always the best or only way to help the bereaved. In a radical departure, it emphasises normality and social and...

    Published July 7th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Loss and Bereavement in Childbearing

    By Rosemary Mander

    This new edition of a groundbreaking work reflects important developments in the general understanding of, and research into, loss and death. Providing a wealth of information for both experienced and inexperienced midwives, the book covers topics including: perinatal and...

    Published September 21st 2005 by Routledge

  10. Compassionate Cities

    By Allan Kellehear

    Once it was difficult to see end of life care beyond conventional medical intervention, but hospice and palliative care introduced a more holistic approach, providing quality of life for the dying and their families. This ground-breaking work takes end-of-life care beyond these palliative...

    Published June 1st 2005 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Law and the Dead
    By Heather Conway
    To Be Published July 31st 2014
  2. Death: A Philosophical Inquiry
    By Paul Fairfield
    To Be Published September 9th 2014
  3. Disease, Religion and Healing in Asia: Collaborations and Collisions
    Edited by Ivette Vargas-O'Bryan, Zhou Xun
    To Be Published December 30th 2014

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