Addresses traditional death and dying-related topics, focusing on the human experience. Includes the cultural beliefs and traditions and the institutionalized social rituals that surround dying and death, as well as the array of emotional responses relating to bereavement, grieving, and mourning. Clifton D. Bryant and Dennis L. Peck, eds. Sage Publications Inc. 2 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).