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Endings: A Sociology of Death and Dying
Arguing that death is the central force shaping our social life and order, Michael Kearl draws on anthropology, religion, politics, philosophy, the natural sciences, economics, and psychology to provide a broad sociological perspective on the interrelationships of life and death, showing how death contributes to social change and how the meanings of death are generated to ...more
Hardcover, 544 pages
Published October 1st 1989 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published January 1st 1989)
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