Bibliographic Details

Speaking of death : America's new sense of mortality / edited by Michael K. Bartalos ; foreword by Robert Belknap.

Imprint Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2009.
Description xvii, 321 p. ; 25 cm.
Language English
Series Psychology, religion, and spirituality, 1546-8070
Subject Death -- United States.
Death.
United States.
Format E-Resource, Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/7478677
Other authors / contributors Bartalos, Michael K.
ISBN 9780313364266 (alk. paper)
0313364265 (alk. paper)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
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505 0 |a Foreword / by Robert Belknap -- Preface: Facing our mortality -- Introduction: The age of encounter : the new reality -- Part I: Manifestations of mortality awareness -- From concealment to recognition : the discourse on death, dying, and grief / Christina Staudt -- Cancer patients facing death : is the patient who focuses on living in denial of his/her death? / Sherry R. Schachter -- The afterlife in modern America / Alan F. Segal -- Life extension : proponents, opponents, and the social impact of the defeat of death / Kevin T. Keith -- Covering (up?) death : a close reading of Time magazine's September 11, 2001, special issue / Christina Staudt -- Part II: From awareness to acceptance -- Acceptance of mortality : what is confirmed, what is denied / Michael K. Bartalos -- Death, terror, culture, and violence : a psychoanalytic perspective / Jerry S. Piven -- When the time is ripe for acceptance : dying, with a small "d" / Thomas A. Caffrey -- Alive and content : the art of living with mortality awareness / Michael K. Bartalos -- Part III: Societal aspects of the acceptance of dying -- Coping with mortality : a societal perspective / Michael K. Bartalos -- The quest for permanence : scientific visions of surviving the eventual demise of our universe / Michael K. Bartalos. 
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