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End-of-Life Stories: Crossing Disciplinary Boundaries
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Author Name:    Schim, Stephanie M.

Title:   End-of-Life Stories: Crossing Disciplinary Boundaries

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Springer Publishing Company 

ISBN Number:   0826126758 / 9780826126757

Seller ID:   ING9780826126757

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End-of-life experiences are often viewed in terms of only one perspective such as medicine. In this volume, a variety of end-of life experiences are presented and each case is analyzed from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. These range across a broad array of the helping professions, and disciplines such as information, law and the social sciences.

The book provides a variety of narratives about end-of-life experiences contributed by members of the Wayne State University End-of-Life Interdisciplinary Project. Each of the narratives is then analyzed from several different disciplinary perspectives. These analyzes illustrate how specific end-of-life narratives can be viewed from different dimensions and helps students, researchers and practitioners see the important and varied meanings that end-of-life experiences have at the level of the individual, the family, and the community. The narratives include end-of-life experiences of individuals from a number of diverse backgrounds.



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