Table of contents for Confronting death : values, institutions, and human mortality / David Wendell Moller.


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1 DYING AND HISTORICAL CONTEXT.
Traditional Patterns of Death and Dying
2 THE MODERN ORGANIZATION OF DEATH.
The Medicalization of Dying, The Caretaker's Role, Staff Patients and Patterns of Dying
3 THE DYING PATIENT: A CREATION OF THE MODERN ORGANIZATION OF DEATH.
American Folk-hero of "Death and Dying" and Bricklayer of Stages for the Dying Patient, Trajectories of Dying, Suffering in the face of Dying, Elizabeth Kubler-Ross
4 FUNERALS AS SOCIAL FACTS.
The Funeral as a Social Rite
5 GRIEF AND INDIVIDUALISM: THE DECLINE OF RITUAL AND THE EMERGENCE OF THE THERAPEUTIC MODEL.
Grief as Social Concept, Grief as a Disease, Widowhood
6 ON DYING DEATH AND CHILDREN.
Children's Perceptions of Death, Parental Bereavement
7 THE DEATH OF HUMANS BY HUMANS.
Part One: Suicide
8 THE DEATH OF HUMANS BY HUMANS.
Part 2: The Holocaust and The Technology of Genocide
9 EASING DEATH'S STING.
A Conclusion



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Death -- Social aspects.
Thanatology.