Representations of Death: A Social Psychological Perspective

Representations of Death: A Social Psychological Perspective

Mary Bradbury


Drawing upon a unprecedented and hugely unique ethnography of latest mortuary practices, Representations of Death takes the reader in the course of the scientific, bureaucratic, advertisement and formality elements of dying Going behind the curtain at hospitals, funeral parlours, crematoria and cemeteries, in addition to conserving poignant, in-depth interviews with bereaved girls, Bradbury has been in a position to light up the very various views of the deathwork expert and the grieving relative. Illustrated with attractive photos, this interesting publication makes an important contribution to the starting to be literature in demise reviews.

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