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The Minefield

Lynne Dale Halamish and Doron Hermoni

in The Weeping Willow: Encounters with Grief

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195325379
eISBN:
9780199999811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325379.003.0029
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses normal grief and the so-called minefield after the death of a loved one. It describes the case of Joanne, who lost her son Randy. The chapter explains that at the moment a ... More


“My story started from food shortage and hunger”: living with landmines in Cambodia

Merete Taksdal

in Disability and poverty: A global challenge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428851
eISBN:
9781447302063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428851.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Cambodia is one of the countries in the world most contaminated with landmines and explosive remnants of war. The majority of people living with landmines there are poor subsistence farmers. One of ... More


Poverty as trauma: methodological problems when reality gets ugly

Hans Husum and Odd Edvardsen

in Disability and poverty: A global challenge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428851
eISBN:
9781447302063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428851.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

People can dance around issues of poverty in the fields of philosophy and science, and many can find plausible answers that guide and provide comfort. When reality becomes ugly, the sympathetic nerve ... More


1914: The Early Months of the War

Robb Robinson

in Fishermen, the Fishing Industry and the Great War at Sea: A Forgotten History?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781786941756
eISBN:
9781789623222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941756.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter recounts how Winston Churchill ordered the Grand Fleet to take up their war station at the remote anchorage of Scapa Flow on 29 July 1914. It discusses Germany's invasion of Belgium that ... More


Introduction: Performing the ‘promise’ of truthfulness: the hybrid practices of contemporary verbatim and testimonial theatre

Amanda Stuart Fisher

in Performing the Testimonial: Rethinking Verbatim Dramaturgies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526145741
eISBN:
9781526158307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145758.00005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The introductory chapter establishes the central problematics of the book by introducing three interconnected areas of inquiry. Firstly, it considers what has been widely described by a number of ... More


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