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Chapter One An Approach to the Field
Chapter Two Boundaries Between Life and Death
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accept admission anthropological approach Arthur Grant aspects associated awareness bed-sitting rooms Bel Mooney bereaved bodily body boundary British society cancer century Chapter Christian Cicely Saunders concept contrast cultural and social day-care dead death ritual described deterioration distance doctors domestic dying emotional Ethel event evoked example experience expression fieldwork frail framed grief Highfield House home for elderly Hospice Movement human humour Illich illness images implicit incontinence individual institution interpretation Jack McIntyre kind Lakoff and Johnson literal living management of death material Matron meaning medical model nature nonetheless nurses offered old age organisation pain participant observation patients perceived physical relationship religious residential home residents response reveal River Carron role romantic love seen sense separate spaces separation sickbay Similarly social categories space staff stillbirth stoicism strategy Strathcarron Hospice suffering thought tion told traditional transformed verses wards Winnie women world view Worzel Gummidge