Contemporary practices: England

Hockey, J. 2001

‘Changing death rituals’, in J. Hockey, J. Katz & N. Small (eds) Grief, Mourning and Death Ritual, Buckingham: Open University Press, 185-211.

Holloway, M., Bailey, L., Dikomitis, L. & 6 others 2019

Remember Me. The Changing Face of Memorialisation: Final Report, Hull: University of Hull.

Rumble, H. 2018

‘“If you go down in the woods”: British woodland burial, leisurely funerals, and recreational burial grounds’, in A. Kaul & J. Skinner, J. (eds) Leisure and Death: An Anthropological Tour of Risk, Death and Dying, Colorado, University of Colorado Press, 261-280.

Williams, H. & Williams, E. 2020

‘Cremation and contemporary churchyards’, in S. De Nardi, H. Orange, S. High & E. Koskinen-Koivisto (eds) The Routledge Handbook of Memory and Place, London: Routledge.


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