Emotion, Identity, and Death: Mortality Across Disciplines

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Douglas James Davies, Chang-Won Park
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2012 - Social Science - 231 pages
Death affects all aspects of life, it touches our emotions and influences our identity as this book shows. What people do with their cremated remains is brought together here with themes of grief in the ties that bind the living and the dead.
 

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Contents

Chronic Illness Awareness of Death and the Ambiguity of Peer
15
The Broadcast
29
Dying Grieving and Remembering on the Internet
43
On the Possibilities
59
Emotion and Identity in
85
Place Art and Consolation
99
Deathbed Rituals
109
Every Funeral Unique in Your Way Professionals Propagating
125
The Architecture of Crematoria
145
Mahlers Das Lied von der Erde
175
De morte transire ad vitam? Emotion and Identity
189
Americas Ingenious Plan to Defeat Enemies
205
Index
221
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Douglas Davies, Professor in the Study of Religion and Director of The Centre for Death and Life Studies, Durham University. Chang-Won Park, Honorary Research Associate, The Centre for Death and Life Studies, Durham University and Senior Research Fellow, Institute for the Study of Religion, Sogang University, South Korea.

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