Mediating and Remediating Death (Studies in Death, by Mr Sandvik Kjetil,Professor Refslund Christensen Dorthe

By Mr Sandvik Kjetil,Professor Refslund Christensen Dorthe

From the ritual item which capabilities instead for the useless - therefore performing as a medium for speaking with the ‘other global’ - to the illustration of dying, violence and discomfort in media, or using on-line social networks as areas of commemoration, media of varied types are critical to the conversation and function of death-related socio-cultural practices of people, teams and societies. This moment quantity of the experiences in dying, Materiality and Time sequence explores the ways that such practices are topic to ‘re-mediation’; that's to claim, approaches wherein recognized practices are re-presented in new methods via numerous media formats.

Presenting wealthy, interdisciplinary new empirical case stories and fieldwork from the U.S. and Europe, Asia, the center East, Australasia and Africa, Mediating and Remediating loss of life exhibits how varied media types give a contribution to the shaping and transformation of varied varieties of dying and commemoration, no matter if when it comes to their diversity and distribution, their relation to clients or their roles in growing and protecting communities.

With its huge and multi-faceted specialise in how makes use of of media can redraw the conventional obstacles of death-related practices and create new cultural realities, this publication will entice students around the social sciences and arts with pursuits in ritual and commemoration practices, the sociology and anthropology of demise and death, and cultural and media studies.

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