Cross-cultural aspects of bereavement. II: Ethnic and cultural variations in the development of bereavement practices.

@article{Eisenbruch1984CrossculturalAO,
  title={Cross-cultural aspects of bereavement. II: Ethnic and cultural variations in the development of bereavement practices.},
  author={Maurice Eisenbruch},
  journal={Culture, medicine and psychiatry},
  year={1984},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={315-47}
}
Despite a growing interest in bereavement in cross-cultural perspective, few reports have described a comparative analysis of bereavement. By examining the social contexts in the transformations of Western bereavement practices, structures common to bereavement in a range of cultures can be identified. The paper compares the contemporary bereavement practices of several ethnic and cultural groups in North America: Blacks; ethnic Chinese; Southeast Asian refugees; Haitians; Italians; Greeks; and… CONTINUE READING

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