Representations of Death: A Social Psychological Perspective
Drawing upon a rare ethnography of mortuary practices in the 1990s, this book takes the reader through the medical, bureaucratic, commercial and ritual aspects of death. Making extensive use of conversations with staff in hospitals, registry offices, funeral rooms and cemeteries, as well as drawing on fieldwork conducted with bereaved women, the book makes a contribution t...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published December 2nd 1999 by Routledge
(first published October 21st 1999)
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