Reusing Old Graves: A Report on Popular British Attitudes

Reusing Old Graves A Report on Popular British Attitudes This book represents the results of an extensive survey carried out by the University of Nottingham at the request of the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences at the University of York into

  • Title: Reusing Old Graves: A Report on Popular British Attitudes
  • Author: Douglas Davies Alastair Shaw
  • ISBN: 9780721914701
  • Page: 340
  • Format: Paperback
  • This book represents the results of an extensive survey, carried out by the University of Nottingham at the request of the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences at the University of York, into public opinions on the reuse of graves The survey covered many related topics as well and, as a result, the book provides an insight into public attitudes to virtually all aThis book represents the results of an extensive survey, carried out by the University of Nottingham at the request of the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences at the University of York, into public opinions on the reuse of graves The survey covered many related topics as well and, as a result, the book provides an insight into public attitudes to virtually all aspects of death and the disposal of the dead It is consequently a landmark study and will be of interest to a broad spectrum of those whose profession deals in any way with death, as well as to sociologists, historians, theologians and others interested in the place of funeral memorialisation and death in contemporary Britain.These research results are presented in both descriptive and tabular form, with the main tables interspersed in the text while detailed tables appear in a series of Appendices.

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    1. Unfortunately this book does a real disservice to its subject by focusing only on British attitudes about old graves. As an American I have to say that we too have graves and indeed Americans die almost every year. So why should our opinions be excluded? Well the answer may be inconvenient to our allies across the pond, but it's because of a severe anti-American sentiment in Europe. If it were up to them, no Americans would die at all. I think we need to redress this bias in the United Nations. [...]

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