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Title The world of bereavement : cultural perspectives on death in families / edited by Joanne Cacciatore, John DeFrain
Imprint Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2015
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Descript 1 online resource (xxiii, 305 pages) : illustrations, digital ; 24 cm
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Series International and cultural psychology, 1574-0455
International and cultural psychology
Note Death, Grief and Culture in Kenya: Experiential Strengths-Based Research -- A Somali Perspective: Death, Grief, and Culture -- Strategies for Healing from Disenfranchised Grief: A Case Study from Botswana -- Grieving Rituals and Beliefs of Chinese Families -- Death and Grief in Korea: The Continuum of Life and Death -- Bereavement and Grief in Greece -- To Live with Death: Loss in Romanian Culture -- Death and Grief in Mexican Families -- The Brazilian Ways of Living, Dying, and Grieving -- Death and Bereavement in Israel: Jewish, Muslim, and Christian Perspectives -- Perinatal Death and Grief in Canada -- A Moment of Grace: Child Death in the United States -- Completing the Circle of Life: Death and Grief among Native Americans -- It is Always Normal to Remember: Death, Grief, and Culture in Australia -- "Ahakoa he iti, he pounamu: Although small, it is precious."Death, Grief and Culture in Relation to Baby Loss in Aotearoa/New Zealand -- Epilogue: Grief, Bereavement, and Rituals Across Cultures
This visionary work explores the sensitive balance between the personal and private aspects of grief, the social and cultural variables that unite communities in bereavement, and the universal experience of loss. Its global journey takes readers into the processes of coping, ritual, and belief across established and emerging nations, indigenous cultures, and countries undergoing major upheavals, richly detailed by native scholars and practitioners. In these pages, culture itself is recognized as formed through many lenses, from the ancestral to the experiential. The human capacity to mourn, endure, and make meaning is examined in papers such as: Death, grief, and culture in Kenya: experiential strengths-based research. Death and grief in Korea: the continuum of life and death. To live with death: loss in Romanian culture. The Brazilian ways of living, dying, and grieving. Death and bereavement in Israel: Jewish, Muslim, and Christian perspectives. Completing the circle of life: death and grief among Native Americans. It is always normal to remember: death, grief, and culture in Australia. The World of Bereavement will fascinate and inspire clinicians, providers, suitable for graduate courses in death and dying, family studies, social work, psychology, and nursing, and researchers in the field of death studies as well as privately-held professional training programs and the bereavement community in general.
Host Item Springer eBooks
Subject Death -- Social aspects -- Cross-cultural studies
Grief -- Cross-cultural studies
Bereavement -- Cross-cultural studies
Families -- Psychological aspects
Psychology
Cross Cultural Psychology
Cognitive Psychology
Psychotherapy and Counseling
Alt Author Cacciatore, Joanne, editor
DeFrain, John, editor
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