Chapter 5. Shining a Light into the Shadow of Death: Terminal Care Discourse and Practice in the Late 20th Century

  1. Athena McLean and
  2. Annette Leibing
  1. Jason Szabo

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692455.ch5

The Shadow Side of Fieldwork: Exploring the Blurred Borders Between Ethnography and Life

The Shadow Side of Fieldwork: Exploring the Blurred Borders Between Ethnography and Life

How to Cite

Szabo, J. (2007) Shining a Light into the Shadow of Death: Terminal Care Discourse and Practice in the Late 20th Century, in The Shadow Side of Fieldwork: Exploring the Blurred Borders Between Ethnography and Life (eds A. McLean and A. Leibing), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692455.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 9 AUG 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405161305

Online ISBN: 9780470692455

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Keywords:

  • physiological aspects;
  • maladaptive response;
  • hospitals;
  • surgery;
  • cultivation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Postwar Discovery of Death

  • Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Cicely Saunders, and the Cultivation of Closeness

  • Still a Few Bugs in the System? Controversies in the Era of Hospice

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • Notes

  • References