Death writ large.

@article{Kastenbaum2004DeathWL,
  title={Death writ large.},
  author={Robert Kastenbaum},
  journal={Death studies},
  year={2004},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={375-92}
}
Mainstream thanatology has devoted its efforts to improving the understanding, care, and social integration of people who are confronted with life-threatening illness or bereavement. This article suggests that it might now be time to expand the scope and mission to include large-scale death and death that occurs through complex and multi-domain processes. Obstacles to developing a systematic macrothanatology are identified. The 9-11-01 terrorist attacks on America are discussed as an example of… CONTINUE READING

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