Dying the Good Death

Exploring the Hindu concepts of good and bad deaths, this rich ethnography follows pilgrims who choose to travel to the holy city of Kashi to die.

Dying the Good Death

Exploring the Hindu concepts of good and bad deaths, this rich ethnography follows pilgrims who choose to travel to the holy city of Kashi to die.

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Dying the Good Death
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Christopher Justice
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: SUNY Press

Exploring the Hindu concepts of good and bad deaths, this rich ethnography follows pilgrims who choose to travel to the holy city of Kashi to die.
The Good Death
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Ann Neumann
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-16 - Publisher: Beacon Press

Following the death of her father, journalist and hospice volunteer Ann Neumann sets out to examine what it means to die well in the United States. When Ann Neumann’s father was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, she left her job and moved back to her hometown of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She became
Dying the Good Death
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Christopher Justice
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-01-01 - Publisher: SUNY Press

Exploring the Hindu concepts of good and bad deaths, this rich ethnography follows pilgrims who choose to travel to the holy city of Kashi to die.
EBOOK: A Good Death: On the Value of Death and Dying
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Lars Sandman
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-09-16 - Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

·Is there such a thing as a good death? ·Should we be able to choose how we wish to die? ·What are the ethical considerations that surround a good death? The notion of a ‘good death’ plays an important role in modern palliative care and remains a topic for lively
Beyond the Good Death
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: James W. Green
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-15 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

In November 1998, millions of television viewers watched as Thomas Youk died. Suffering from the late stages of Lou Gehrig's disease, Youk had called upon infamous Michigan pathologist Dr. Jack Kevorkian to help end his life on his own terms. After delivering the videotape to 60 Minutes, Kevorkian was arrested