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Death, Grief and Bereavement (SO 305)

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(3 cr.) Death is studied from the perspective of social interaction between the dying person, professional caregivers and family members and loved ones. Attitudes and values about death, cultural components of grief, and the function of bereavement are examined. Particular attention is paid to the social organization of death work and dying in bureaucratic settings, such as hospitals and nursing homes, as opposed to the non-bureaucratic structure of hospice care. Prerequisite: SO 101 or SO 101H., Every Year, Fall and Spring

Spring 2020

Section 01

  • Instructor
  • Ronald Webb
  • Days
  • T,TH
  • Time
  • 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
  • Location
  • Room

Fall 2019

Section 01

  • Instructor
  • Ronald Webb
  • Days
  • M
  • Time
  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location
  • Echlin Center Room 201