'Max Weber'

Croxall, Jodie and Brennan, Michael 'Max Weber'. In: Handbook of the Sociology of Death, Grief, and Bereavement A Guide to Theory and Practice. Routedge, London and New York, pp. 31-45. ISBN 9781138201071

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Abstract

The Handbook of the Sociology of Death, Grief, and Bereavement sets issues of death and dying in a broad and holistic social context. Its three parts explore classical sociology, developments in sociological thought, and the ways that sociological insights can be useful across a broad spectrum of grief-related topics and concerns. Guidance is given in each chapter to help spur readers to examine other topics in thanatology through a sociological lens. Scholars, students, and professionals will come away from the handbook with a nuanced understanding of the social context –cultural differences, power relations, the role of social processes and institutions, and various other sociological factors – that shape grief experiences.

Item Type: Book Section
Faculty / Department: Faculty of Arts & Humanities > School of Social Science
Depositing User: Michael Brennan
Date Deposited: 02 Jan 2018 13:14
Last Modified: 02 Jan 2018 13:14
URI: http://hira.hope.ac.uk/id/eprint/2236

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