Ethnic Variations in Dying, Death, and Grief: Diversity in Universality, Part 4

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Donald P. Irish, Kathleen F. Lundquist, Vivian Jenkins Nelsen, Vivian J. Nelsen
Taylor & Francis, 1993 - Social Science - 226 pages
Highlights the need for professionals in the fields concerning death and dying to perceive the needs of people with cultural patterns which differ from the "standard and dominant" patterns in the USA and Canada. It contains illustrative episodes and presentations of selected "ethnic patterns".
 

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Contents

Situations Personally Encountered
4
CrossCultural Variation in the Experience Expression
13
References
19
Experiencing Deaths as an Adult
26
Grief Awareness
36
MultiCultural Awareness
42
DYING DEATH AND GRIEF AMONG SELECTED
49
Mexican American Perspectives Related to Death
67
Day of the Dead
73
Traditional and Acculturated
79
Adapting Yet Retaining
101
The Period of Mourning
119
Death and Dying in Buddhism
125
Death Education
132
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