Comments: Provides a look at death from a sociological perspective. Arguing that despite popular belief death does not make us equal, this book states that dying is a chaotic and uncertain process. It examines the medicalisation of care for the dying, attitudes of carers, the notion of the 'good death', the euthanasia debate and the fear of cancer. Num Pages: 256 pages, references, index. BIC Classification: JHBZ; MMC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 142 x 13. Weight in Grams: 290. . 2001. Paperba
Comments: Very Good copy, cover and pages show light wear from reading and storage. Binding may have light creases. May contain very minimal writing/highlighting or notations, that does not affect the text.
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Publication Date: 2001
Publisher: Open University Press
Beverley McNamara lectures in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Western Australia.Mcnamara is the author of 'Beyond mass higher education: building on experience', published 2001 under ISBN 9780335208999 and ISBN 0335208991.
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