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Reflecting on death rituals in modern society

Nyatanga, Brian (2020) Reflecting on death rituals in modern society. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 26 (2). p. 55.

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The article focuses on changes in death rituals in modern age. Topics mentioned include the differences in culture of actions and behaviors in mourning in modern life, a description of different types of rites of passage such as rite of separation, rite of transition, and rite of incorporation, and the need to understand families who wish to celebrate the life of their dead family in joyful mood.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: death rituals, modern society, mourning
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: College of Health, Life and Environmental Sciences > School of Nursing and Midwifery
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Depositing User: Brian Nyatanga
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2020 15:58
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 17:35

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