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The private worlds of dying children / Myra Bluebond-Langner.


Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [1978] .
ISBN 0691093741

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Subjects Attitude to Death.
Child.
Death.
Dood.
Enfants malades en phase terminale -- Psychologie.
Infant.
Kind.
Kinderen.
Leucémie chez l'enfant -- Aspect psychologique.
Leukemia in children -- Psychological aspects.
Leukemia.
Leukemie.
Psychologie.
Socialisation.
Socialization.
Stervensbegeleiding.
Terminal Care.
Terminally ill children -- Psychology.
Tod.
Description xv, 282 pages ; 23 cm
Copyright Date [1978]
©1978
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 256-275) and index.
Contents 1. Children as actors -- 2. The world of Jeffrey Andrews -- 3. What terminally ill children know about their world : The hospital's physical plant ; Hospital personnel ; Other patients ; The disease: treatment, process, and prognosis -- 4. How terminally ill children come to know themselves and their world : Becoming aware as a socialization process ; The stages of awareness -- 5. Knowing and concealing : Mutual pretense: the context of awareness ; The development and maintenance of mutual pretense -- 6. Mutual pretense: causes and consequences : The children ; The parents ; The hospital staff ; Open awareness: the alternative -- 7. Conclusion : Death, self, and society ; Relating to terminally ill children -- Appendix: Doing the fieldwork: a personal account.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3480475
(OCoLC)ocm03480475
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Bluebond-Langner, Myra, 1948-
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