Disposal preferences: United States

Glass, A. & Samuel, L. 2011

‘A comparison of attitudes about cremation among black and white middle-aged and older adults’, Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 54:4,372–389.

Kearl, M. 2004

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

Stock, P. & Dennis, M. 2023

‘Up in smoke or down with worms? Older adult environmentalist’s discourse on disposal, dispersal, and (green) burial’, Mortality, 28:1, 73-89.


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