New edition of a text which examines our relationship to death by drawing upon scholarship and research as well as on the words of people who have found themselves in the middle of death-related situations. Fifteen chapters discuss subjects including the death system, causes of death, transition fro
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This landmark text in death education 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 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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Robert Kastenbaum is Professor Emeritus, Arizona State University. He is the author of many works, including "The Psychology of Death "(now in its third edition, 2001), "Death, Society, and Human Experience "(now in its eighth edition, 2004), and "Dorian, Graying: Is Youth the Only Thing Worth Having? "(1995).
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Book Description Allyn & Bacon, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 5th. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0023620625
Book Description Allyn & Bacon, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0023620625
Book Description Pearson Education. Book Condition: New. pp. 441. Bookseller Inventory # 45025274