The Death Cafe Movement: Exploring the Horizons of Mortality

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This sociological work examines the phenomenon of the Death Cafe, a regular gathering of strangers from all walks of life who engage in "death talk" over coffee, tea, and desserts. Using insightful theoretical frameworks, Fong explores the common themes that constitute a "death identity" and reveals how Cafe attendees are inspired to live in light of death because of death. Fong examines how the participants' embrace of self-sovereignty and confrontation of mortality revive their awareness of and appreciation for shared ...

The Death Cafe Movement: Exploring the Horizons of Mortality 2017, Palgrave MacMillan

ISBN-13: 9783319542553

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