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Give Me Permission to Die: Talking Openly about Death

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/9780195325379.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses the importance of talking openly about the death of chronically ill patients. It suggests opening the discussion about death and fears by giving the patient the confidence that ... More


Introduction

Gary Fireman, Ted McVay, and Owen Flanagan

in Narrative and Consciousness: Literature, Psychology and the Brain

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195140057
eISBN:
9780199847402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140057.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The narratives that we tell ourselves and others aid in developing our conscious awareness, since such provide a central means for us to know ourselves and others. Conscious experience is both ... More


Digital embodiments: a two-day workshop with migrant women

Elena Vacchelli

in Embodied Research in Migration Studies: Using Creative and Participatory Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447339069
eISBN:
9781447339106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339069.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter draws on Digital Storytelling (DS), a process that allows research participants to tell their stories in their own words through a guided creative workshop that includes the use of ... More


Introduction: Muslim African Refugees and Border Politics

Cawo M. Abdi

in Elusive Jannah: The Somali Diaspora and a Borderless Muslim Identity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816697380
eISBN:
9781452952376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697380.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The introduction makes the case for going beyond the simplistic distinctions often drawn between refugees and migrants, and between settlement and transnationalism. It also calls for more attention ... More


Introduction

Walter W. Holland, Charles Florey, and Jørn Olsen

in The Development of Modern Epidemiology: Personal reports from those who were there

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198569541
eISBN:
9780191724077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569541.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This introductory chapter begins with a brief description of the purpose of the book, which is to illustrate how the subject of epidemiology has developed in the past fifty years by providing ... More


“True Stories”: Lynda Barry’s Early Years and Works

Susan E. Kirtley

in Lynda Barry: Girlhood through the Looking Glass

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032356
eISBN:
9781617032363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032356.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines Barry’s early years and works, providing a brief overview of the artist’s life and career, and pays special attention to the kaleidoscopic perspective evident in the products of ... More


Claus-Christian W. Szejnmann, Paula Cowan, and James Griffiths (eds.), Holocaust Education in Primary Schools in the Twenty-First Century: Current Practices, Potentials and Ways Forward. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. xxii + 278 pp.

Anat Helman (ed.)

in No Small Matter: Features of Jewish Childhood

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197577301
eISBN:
9780197577332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197577301.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter addresses Holocaust Education in Primary Schools in the Twenty-First Century (2018), a collection of essays on Holocaust education. The volume is organized into four parts. Part I looks ... More


Mental Health

Paul Raeburn

in A Field Guide for Science Writers

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195174991
eISBN:
9780197562239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195174991.003.0033
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

It wasn't until I had a profound personal experience with mental illness in my family that I started covering psychiatry and psychology. In the late 19905, my son, Alex, was diagnosed with bipolar ... More


The Real Lives of Roman Britain

Guy de la Bedoyere

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300207194
eISBN:
9780300214031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207194.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The Britain of the Roman Occupation is, in a way, an age that is dark to us. While the main events from 55 BC to AD 410 are little disputed, and the archaeological remains of villas, forts, walls, ... More


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