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By Kate Woodthorpe, Liam Foster

The learn of demise has the skill to compile quite a number coverage components. but demise is frequently missed inside of coverage debates within the united kingdom and past, and inside gerontology. Bringing jointly a variety of students engaged in coverage linked to dying, this assortment presents a holistic account of the way demise elements in social coverage. inside this, concerns coated contain inheritance, palliative care, euthanasia, funeral bills, bereavement help, marginalised deaths and disposal practices. on the middle of the publication, the amount recognises that the problems pointed out tend to accentuate and extend over the subsequent 20 years, as demise charges proceed to rise.

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