Children's Understanding of Death: From Biological to Religious Conceptions (BOK)

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In order to understand how adults deal with children's questions about death, we must examine how children understand death, as well as the broader society's conceptions of death, the tensions between biological and supernatural views of death and theories on how children should be taught about death. This collection of essays comprehensively examines children's ideas about death, both biological and religious. Written by specialists from developmental psychology, pediatrics, philosophy, anthropology and legal studies, it offers a truly interdisciplinary approach to the topic. The volume examines different conceptions of death and their impact on children's cognitive and emotional development and will be useful for courses in developmental psychology, clinical psychology and certain education courses, as well as philosophy classes - especially in ethics and epistemology. This collection will be of particular interest to researchers and practitioners in psychology, medical workers and educators - both parents and teachers.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2011 Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9780521194594 Antall sider 202
Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 22,8cm x 1,8cm Vekt 450 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Michael Schleifer, Paul L. Harris, Victoria Talwar
Emner og form Age groups: children, Child & developmental psychology, Sociology: death & dying