Sociology: Sequestration

BayatRizi, Z. & Tehrani, R. 2017

‘The objective life of death in Tehran: a vanishing presence’, Mortality, 22:1, 15-32.

Mellor, P. & Shilling, C. 1993

‘Modernity, self-identity and the sequestration of death’, Sociology, 27:3, 411-431.

Young, C. & Light, D. 2016

‘Interrogating spaces of and for the dead as ‘alternative space’: cemeteries, corpses and sites of Dark Tourism’, International Review of Social Research, 6: 2, 61-72.


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