Contemporary practices: Romania

Curşeu, P. & Pop-Curşeu, I. 2011

‘Alive after death: an exploratory cultural artefact analysis of the Merry Cemetery of Săpănţa’, Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 21, 371-87.

Rotar, M. 2021

‘On civil funerals in contemporary Romania’, Mortality, 26:2, 131-143.

Rotar, M. 2015

‘Attitudes towards cremation in contemporary Romania’, Mortality, 20:2, 145-162.

Rusu, M. 2020

‘The privatization of death: the emergence of private cemeteries in Romania’s postsocialist deathscape’, South East and Black Sea Studies, 20:4, 571-91.

Şchiopu, S-D. 2021

‘Family relations in the light of Romanian funeral laws’, Law Review, 11:2, 69-82.


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