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The Resource The private worlds of dying children, Myra Bluebond-Langner

The private worlds of dying children, Myra Bluebond-Langner

Label
The private worlds of dying children
Title
The private worlds of dying children
Statement of responsibility
Myra Bluebond-Langner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1948-
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Bluebond-Langner, Myra
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Terminally ill children
  • Socialization
  • Leukemia in children
  • Attitude to Death
  • Death
  • Leukemia
  • Socialization
  • Terminal Care
  • Child
  • Infant
Label
The private worlds of dying children, Myra Bluebond-Langner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 256-275) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Children as actors -- 2. The world of Jeffrey Andrews -- 3. What terminally ill children know about their world : The hospital's physical plant ; Hospital personnel ; Other patients ; The disease: treatment, process, and prognosis -- 4. How terminally ill children come to know themselves and their world : Becoming aware as a socialization process ; The stages of awareness -- 5. Knowing and concealing : Mutual pretense: the context of awareness ; The development and maintenance of mutual pretense -- 6. Mutual pretense: causes and consequences : The children ; The parents ; The hospital staff ; Open awareness: the alternative -- 7. Conclusion : Death, self, and society ; Relating to terminally ill children -- Appendix: Doing the fieldwork: a personal account
Control code
3480475
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 282 pages
Isbn
9780691093741
Lccn
77085529
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The private worlds of dying children, Myra Bluebond-Langner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 256-275) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Children as actors -- 2. The world of Jeffrey Andrews -- 3. What terminally ill children know about their world : The hospital's physical plant ; Hospital personnel ; Other patients ; The disease: treatment, process, and prognosis -- 4. How terminally ill children come to know themselves and their world : Becoming aware as a socialization process ; The stages of awareness -- 5. Knowing and concealing : Mutual pretense: the context of awareness ; The development and maintenance of mutual pretense -- 6. Mutual pretense: causes and consequences : The children ; The parents ; The hospital staff ; Open awareness: the alternative -- 7. Conclusion : Death, self, and society ; Relating to terminally ill children -- Appendix: Doing the fieldwork: a personal account
Control code
3480475
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 282 pages
Isbn
9780691093741
Lccn
77085529
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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