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eText: 
ISBN-10 0205001092ISBN-13 9780205001095
Print: 
ISBN-10 0205001084ISBN-13 9780205001088
Author(s): Robert J. Kastenbaum
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 528
Description

For courses in death and dying in departs of sociology, social work and psychology.

This landmark text on the sociology of death and dying draws on contributions from the social and behavioral sciences as well as the humanities, such as history, religion, philosophy, literature, and the arts, to provide thorough coverage of understanding death and the dying process.

The text focuses on both individual and societal attitudes and how they influence both how and when we die and how we live and deal with the knowledge of death and loss. Robert Kastenbaum is a renowned scholar in the field who developed one of the world's first death education courses and introduced the first text for this market.

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