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Explores how religious understandings of death are experienced in hospice care.

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  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. p. vii
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-8
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  1. Part I: Religious Understandings of a Good Death
  2. pp. 9-164
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  1. Chapter 1: Cicely Saunders and the Development of Hospice Palliative Care
  2. pp. 11-28
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  1. Chapter 2: “Like a Ripe Fruit Separating Effortlessly from Its Vine”: Religious Understandings of a Good Death: Hinduism
  2. pp. 29-50
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  1. Chapter 3: Welcoming an Old Friend: Buddhist Perspectives on Good Death
  2. pp. 51-75
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  1. Chapter 4: Muslim Perspectives on a Good Death in Hospice and End‑of‑Life Care
  2. pp. 77-98
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  1. Chapter 5: Tradition and Change in Jewish Ideals Regarding a “Good” Death
  2. pp. 99-122
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  1. Chapter 6: Dying Well in Christianity
  2. pp. 123-143
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  1. Chapter 7: Chinese Religions and Hospice Care
  2. pp. 145-164
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  1. Part II: Case Studies
  2. p. 165
  1. Chapter 8: Buddhist Hospice Care in Thailand
  2. pp. 167-189
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  1. Chapter 9: The Ugandan Way of Living and Dying
  2. pp. 191-210
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  1. Chapter 10: Punjabi Extended Family Hospice Care
  2. pp. 211-230
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  1. Chapter 11: Seeking Physical, Cultural, Ethical, and Spiritual “Safe Space” for a Good Death: The Experience of Indigenous Peoples in Accessing Hospice Care
  2. pp. 231-255
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  1. Chapter 12: Caring for Children in Hospice and Palliative Care: The Spiritual/Religious Dimension
  2. pp. 257-275
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  1. Chapter 13: Interfaith Chaplaincy in Hospice Palliative Care
  2. pp. 277-295
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  1. Conclusion
  2. pp. 297-315
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  1. Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations
  2. pp. 317-325
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 327-332
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 333-340
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781438442754
Related ISBN
9781438442730
MARC Record
OCLC
805700721
Pages
340
Launched on MUSE
2012-06-26
Language
English
Open Access
No
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