1 online resource (xiii, 308 p.) : ill.
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"This book is the sixth in a series by the Cambridge Socio-Legal Group and is a product of a three-day workshop held in September 2006" - p.v.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
The meaning of death / by P.-L. Chau and Jonathan Herring Death, euthanasia and the medical profession / by Emily Jackson Criminalising carers : death desires and assisted dying outlaws / by Hazel Biggs Is there a human right to die? / by Antje Du Bois-Pedain Religious perspectives on the afterlife : origin, development and funeral rituals in the Christian tradition / by Peter C. Jupp Purgatory : the beginning and the end / by Frank Woodman and Judith Middleton-Stewart Rites, rights, writing : 'Tintern Abbey', death and the will / by Sarah Goodwin Death, ritual and material culture in South London / by Daniel Miller and Fiona Parrott Death on the edge of the lifeworld : the (mis-)appropriation of (post-)modern death / by Graham Scambler Dealing with bodies 'Hot' homicides and the role of police-suspect interviews in the investigation of illegal deaths / by Martin Innes Property, harm and the corpse / by David Price Crimes against the dead / by Jonathan Herring Death and tort / by Steve Hedley An anatomist's perspective on the Human Tissue Act 2004 / by Joanne Wilton Anatomical bodies and materials of memory / by Elizabeth Hallam.