Download e-book for kindle: Assisted Dying: An Ethnographic Murder Mystery on Florida's by Serena Nanda,Joan Gregg

By Serena Nanda,Joan Gregg

Assisted demise is an ethnographically-based homicide secret that makes use of the unexplained deaths of aged humans on Florida's Gold Coast as a fashion of interpreting American cultural values. variety, immigration and the yankee Dream, getting older, retirement, dying, and demise are only a few of the concerns which are illuminated. Cultural anthropologist Julie Norman is drawn deeper into the secret while her aunt turns into the newest sufferer. Julie's ethnographic technique and cultural views, her prior involvement in a homicide case mentioned in The reward of a Bride: A story of Anthropology, Matrimony and Murder, in addition to the insights of Detective Mike Cardella and the Miami police division, all support to unravel the secret. Assisted Dying engages scholars as a supplementary textual content to use thoughts from the social sciences, literature, and communications to problems with present curiosity within the usa and past. the unconventional is a part of a well-liked move towards utilizing replacement and inventive types to show educational details and ideas within the lecture room. To extra this target, the social and cultural content material of every bankruptcy is prolonged in a bibliographic essay and dialogue questions. This e-book can be welcomed in classes on cultural anthropology, scientific anthropology, sociology, gerontology, American stories, psychology, gender, ethnic experiences, and different social sciences.

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