Bereavement, gender, and cyberspace: a content analysis of parents' memorials to their children.

@article{Musambira2006BereavementGA,
  title={Bereavement, gender, and cyberspace: a content analysis of parents' memorials to their children.},
  author={George W. Musambira and Sally O. Hastings and Judith D. Hoover},
  journal={Omega},
  year={2006},
  volume={54 4},
  pages={
          263-79
        }
}
  • George W. Musambira, Sally O. Hastings, Judith D. Hoover
  • Published in Omega 2006
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The study investigated how two distinct perspectives apply to the role of gender in parents' memorials on The Compassionate Friends (TCF) electronic bulletin board; cyberspace as merely a mirror of societal gendered patterns of bereavement, and cyberspace as a medium or context in which societal gendered patterns of bereavement are neutralized. Data were evaluated to determine to what extent gender differences exist concerning instrumental versus intuitive styles of bereavement. Analytic… CONTINUE READING

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