Funeral industry: Canada

Audebrand, L., & Barros, M. 2018

‘All equal in death? Fighting inequality in the contemporary funeral industry’, Organization Studies, 39:9, 1323-1343.

Poulter, G. 2011

‘What’s traditional about “the traditional funeral”? Funeral rituals and the evolution of the funeral industry in Nova Scotia’, Journal of the Canadian Historical Association/Revue de la Société historique du Canada, 22:1, 133-159.

Reiffenstein, T. & Selig, N. 2013

‘Shifting monument production chains and the implications for gravestone design on Prince Edward Island, 1820-2005’, Journal of Cultural Geography, 30:2, 160-186.


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