The Resource Death in a global age, by Ruth McManus

Death in a global age, by Ruth McManus

Label
Death in a global age
Title
Death in a global age
Statement of responsibility
by Ruth McManus
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McManus, Ruth
Dewey number
306.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1073
LC item number
.M378 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Death
  • Grief
  • Terminal care
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
Label
Death in a global age, by Ruth McManus
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Questions
  • 10.
  • Conclusion: Death in a Global Age
  • Questions
  • Enduring issues in the sociology of death and dying
  • Sociological perspectives and approaches
  • Sociological theories on death and dying
  • Modern death as death-denying
  • Death and globalization
  • Advanced modernity
  • Conclusion
  • Questions
  • 2.
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Social Organization of Death and Dying: A New Paradigm Emerges
  • Introduction
  • Conceptualizing the boundary between life and death
  • scientization of medicine
  • institutionalization of medicine
  • social control of death by medicine
  • new social organization of dying and death: 9/11, hybrid humans and intercontinental organ farms
  • From blood products to transplantation
  • Conclusion
  • Questions
  • Death is socially mediated - an example
  • 3.
  • Patterns in Life and Death: Demographic Trends and Life Expectancies
  • Introduction
  • Why counting the dead matters
  • Global flows of money and Russian life expectancy
  • Trading death: the tobacco industry
  • Global flows of people: SARS and H1N1
  • Global trends in death and dying
  • Conclusion
  • Questions
  • Why study death?
  • 4.
  • Death Industries: Bespoke My Death
  • Introduction
  • modern death care archetype
  • Death professionals
  • Experts for the dying
  • Experts for the recently dead
  • new, advanced modern archetype for managing death
  • Conclusion
  • Questions
  • Death around the globe
  • 5.
  • Funerary Rites: Give Me a Decent Send-Off
  • Introduction
  • Interment rites as practices of belonging
  • Taking belonging for granted
  • Belonging in a global age
  • Twenty-first-century interment concerns
  • Conclusion
  • Questions
  • 6.
  • Aims and limitations of this book
  • Grief: Solace in a Global Age
  • Introduction
  • What is grief?
  • social context and personal experience of grieving
  • scientization of grief
  • Narrating continuous bonds
  • Grieving online
  • Cyber-solace
  • Conclusion
  • Questions
  • content of the book
  • 7.
  • Death: Global Imaginaries
  • Introduction
  • sociology of mass death
  • Current ways of managing mass death
  • Management: Responding to mass death crises
  • Prevention: Preventing mass death
  • Remembrance: Remembering mass death
  • Conclusion
  • Questions
  • 1.
  • 8.
  • Religion: The De-secularization of Life and Death?
  • Introduction
  • Sociology, religion and death
  • Modernity and the disenchantment of death
  • Post-secularism: negotiating the non-negotiable
  • Religion in post-secular death studies
  • Conclusion
  • Questions
  • 9.
  • Perspectives and Theories on Death and Dying: New Horizons
  • Representations of Mortality: Watching Real Death Is Good?
  • Introduction
  • Sacred and profane representations of death
  • Moral codes representing death
  • Representing death in advanced modernity
  • Fictional accounts of ordinary deaths
  • Actual accounts of ordinary deaths
  • Fictional accounts of extraordinary deaths
  • Factual accounts of extraordinary deaths
  • Conclusion
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 268 p.
Isbn
9780230224513
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012032198
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2879712-01umb_inst
  • 2718254
  • (Sirsi) i9780230224513
  • (OCoLC)760977175
Label
Death in a global age, by Ruth McManus
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Questions
  • 10.
  • Conclusion: Death in a Global Age
  • Questions
  • Enduring issues in the sociology of death and dying
  • Sociological perspectives and approaches
  • Sociological theories on death and dying
  • Modern death as death-denying
  • Death and globalization
  • Advanced modernity
  • Conclusion
  • Questions
  • 2.
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Social Organization of Death and Dying: A New Paradigm Emerges
  • Introduction
  • Conceptualizing the boundary between life and death
  • scientization of medicine
  • institutionalization of medicine
  • social control of death by medicine
  • new social organization of dying and death: 9/11, hybrid humans and intercontinental organ farms
  • From blood products to transplantation
  • Conclusion
  • Questions
  • Death is socially mediated - an example
  • 3.
  • Patterns in Life and Death: Demographic Trends and Life Expectancies
  • Introduction
  • Why counting the dead matters
  • Global flows of money and Russian life expectancy
  • Trading death: the tobacco industry
  • Global flows of people: SARS and H1N1
  • Global trends in death and dying
  • Conclusion
  • Questions
  • Why study death?
  • 4.
  • Death Industries: Bespoke My Death
  • Introduction
  • modern death care archetype
  • Death professionals
  • Experts for the dying
  • Experts for the recently dead
  • new, advanced modern archetype for managing death
  • Conclusion
  • Questions
  • Death around the globe
  • 5.
  • Funerary Rites: Give Me a Decent Send-Off
  • Introduction
  • Interment rites as practices of belonging
  • Taking belonging for granted
  • Belonging in a global age
  • Twenty-first-century interment concerns
  • Conclusion
  • Questions
  • 6.
  • Aims and limitations of this book
  • Grief: Solace in a Global Age
  • Introduction
  • What is grief?
  • social context and personal experience of grieving
  • scientization of grief
  • Narrating continuous bonds
  • Grieving online
  • Cyber-solace
  • Conclusion
  • Questions
  • content of the book
  • 7.
  • Death: Global Imaginaries
  • Introduction
  • sociology of mass death
  • Current ways of managing mass death
  • Management: Responding to mass death crises
  • Prevention: Preventing mass death
  • Remembrance: Remembering mass death
  • Conclusion
  • Questions
  • 1.
  • 8.
  • Religion: The De-secularization of Life and Death?
  • Introduction
  • Sociology, religion and death
  • Modernity and the disenchantment of death
  • Post-secularism: negotiating the non-negotiable
  • Religion in post-secular death studies
  • Conclusion
  • Questions
  • 9.
  • Perspectives and Theories on Death and Dying: New Horizons
  • Representations of Mortality: Watching Real Death Is Good?
  • Introduction
  • Sacred and profane representations of death
  • Moral codes representing death
  • Representing death in advanced modernity
  • Fictional accounts of ordinary deaths
  • Actual accounts of ordinary deaths
  • Fictional accounts of extraordinary deaths
  • Factual accounts of extraordinary deaths
  • Conclusion
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 268 p.
Isbn
9780230224513
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012032198
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2879712-01umb_inst
  • 2718254
  • (Sirsi) i9780230224513
  • (OCoLC)760977175

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