This novel, cross-disciplinary collection explains how dying, death, and grieving have changed in America, for better or worse, since the turn of the millennium.
* Shows how high health care costs; concern for the environment; and a diverse, aging population necessitate rethinking the care of those who are at the end of life
* Discusses controversial topics such as extending life versus quality of life and the politics and laws governing assisted suicide and integrating our final resting place into the urban landscape
* Addresses the effects of the Internet and social media on customs surrounding dying and mourning
* Includes cross-disciplinary insights from fields as diverse as psychology, religion, medicine, law, and popular culture
Number of pages: 676
Weight: 1383 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 51 mm
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