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About Sociology of Death and Dying
UT Southwestern Medical Center Library

  Sociology of Death and Dying
Subjects:  Geriatrics/Gerontology

An extensive guide to sociological thanatology, created by Professor Michael C. Kearl, Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at Trinity University, which explores the social and cultural implications of death. The guide consists of a series of hypertextual essays divided into nine major sections, including Death and the Social Order, Bids for Symbolic Immortality and Longevity, and How We Die. Throughout the site, numerous links to relevant thanatological resources are provided. Subsections of interest include: Death and Medicine, Mortality Statistics, Hospice, Moral Debates of Our Time

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