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Virtual AfterlivesGrieving the Dead in the Twenty-First Century$
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Candi K. Cann

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780813145419

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813145419.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.1) Introduction
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Virtual Afterlives
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Candi K. Cann

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University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813145419.003.0001

The denial of death in contemporary American society can be found in bereavement policies, the reclassification of grief as a major depressive disorder, and the emerging popularity of grassroots memorialization. This chapter briefly traces the changing understanding of grief and examines newly emerging bereavement practices in light of these changes.

Keywords:   Bereavement leave, Grief as a major depressive disorder, Disenfranchisement of mourning, Grassroots memorialization

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