Tag Archives: Sociology Studies

Death, Society and the Human Experience

Robert J Kastenbaum's landmark text on the sociology of death and dying

Robert J Kastenbaum’s Death, Society, and the Human Experience is an almost 500 page text divided into 15 chapters that intends to “contribute to your understanding of your relationship with death, both as an individual and as a member of society.” … Continue reading

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What is a Death Cafe? An Interview with Jon Underwood, Part II

The idea of talking about death openly and comfortably

Last week we talked with Jon Underwood, the founder of Death Cafe. Based on the sociological studies of the Swiss Bernard Crettaz, the goal of Death Cafe is to create a safe environment where people can engage in conversation about … Continue reading

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