Cost, choice and diversity: policy issues in burial and cremation in England

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As death rates continue to rise, this collection brings together scholars engaged in policy associated with death to analyse the challenges these trends present. Examining a range of issues including inheritance, palliative care, euthanasia, funeral costs and marginalised deaths, this unique volumes portrays how death factors in social policy.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDeath and Social Policy in Challenging Times
EditorsKate Woodthorpe, Liam Foster
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)978-1-137-48489-5
Publication statusPublished - 2016


  • burial
  • cremation
  • social policy
  • choice

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