Cremation: United States

Buchanan, T. & Gabriel, P. 2015

Race differences in acceptance of cremation: religion, Durkheim, and death in the African American community’, Social Compass, 62:1, 22-42.

Dickinson, G. 2012

‘Diversity in death: body disposition and memorialization’, Illness, Crisis & Loss, 20:2, 141-158.

Kearl, M. 2004

‘Cremation: desecration, purification or convenience?’, Generations, 28:2, 15-20.


The Cemetery Research Group runs two events a year: in May and in November. Follow the links and send in an abstract