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Death and Dying

SOC 641

Class #16136

3 CREDITS

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Online

Instructor: Joy Sather Wagstaff

Grading: Graded

Monday, January 13, 2014 - Thursday, May 15, 2014

Instruction Mode: Internet-Asynchronous

Available Seats: 2 of 3

Academic Level: Graduate

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Course Description:

Examination of research, theories, and case studies on the sociocultural dimensions of death and dying across time and societies. Topics include suicide, funerals, hospice practice, disasters, afterlife beliefs, grief, bereavement and memory, organ donation, death in popular culture, end-of-life issues, cemeteries and body disposition, euthanasia, art, film, music and literature, genocide, and war. Cross-listed with SOC. {Also offered for graduate credit - see ANTH 641 .}

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