Akkaymak G. & Belkhodja C. 2020

‘Does place matter? Burial decisions of Muslims in Canada’, Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses, 49:3, 372-388.

Ates, S. 2010

‘Bones of contention: corpse traffic and Ottoman‐Iranian rivalry in nineteenth‐century Iraq’ Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, 30:3, 512– 532.

Balkan, O. 2015

‘Until death us do depart: the necropolitical work of Turkish funeral funds in Germany’, in Y. Suleiman (ed.) Muslims in the UK and Europe, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 19-28.

Berthod, M-A. 2018

‘La circulation des morts l’ancrage des corps et le deuil sans frontières’, Diversité Urbaine, 18, 87-104.

Budreau, L. 2011

Bodies of War: World War I and the Politics of Commemoration in America, 1919-1933, NYUP: New York.

Dreyfus, J-M. 2015

‘Renationalising bodies? The French search mission for the corpses of detainees in Germany, 1946-58’, in J-M. Dreyfus & É. Anstett (eds) Human Remains and Mass Violence: Methodological Approaches, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 129-145.

Hook, C. 2023

‘Repatriation of indigenous human remains in Canada: an analysis of the issue and relevant policies’, Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management, 17.


Horst, H. 2004

‘A pilgrimage home: burial and belonging in Jamaica’, Journal of Material Culture, 9:1, 11-26.

Hunter, A. 2016

‘Staking a claim to land, faith and family: burial location preferences of Middle Eastern Christian migrants’, Journal of Intercultural Studies, 17:2, 179-194.

Jonker, G. 1997

‘Death, gender and memory: remembering loss and burial as a migrant’, in D. Field, J. Hockey & N. Small (eds) Death, Gender and Ethnicity, London: Routledge, 187-201.

Marchant, D. & Rich, P. 2004

‘A policy toward the dead: repatriating controversial political leaders’, Review of Policy Research, 21:1, 129-135.

Pavićević, A. 2009

‘Welcoming the dead people: exhumation and reburial of famous deceased in Serbia’, in M. Rotar, V. Tudor Roşu & H. Frisby (eds) Proceedings of the Dying and Death in 18th-21st Century Europe, Cluj-Napoca: Accent, 306-325.

Piehler, G. 1994

‘The war dead and the Gold Star: American commemoration of the First World War’, in J. Gillis (ed.) Commemorations: The Politics of National Identity, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 168-185.

Rodregues, I. 2018

‘“Fallen leaves return to their roots”: the invisibility of death and the idea of “home” in the burial politics of Chinese migration’, in P. Havik, J. Mapril & C. Sariva (eds) Death on the Move: Managing Narratives, Silences, Constraints in a Trans-National Perspective, Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 56-73.

Vance, J. 1998

Death So Noble: Memory, Meaning and the First World War, Vancouver, Canada: UBC Press.

Verdery, K. 1999

The Political Lives of Dead Bodies: Reburial and Postsocialist Change, Chichester: Columbia University Press.


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