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DISCOVERING WAYS IN WHICH DEATH OCCURS IN A CULTURAL CONTEXT
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Reviewed By: Society for Medical Anthropology
Friday, November 18, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:45 AM

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This session would be of particular interest to:
Practicing and Applied Anthropologists, Teachers of Anthropology in Community Colleges, Students
Organizers:  Erica Borgstrom (Open University)
Chairs:  Erica Borgstrom (Open University)
Discussants:  James W Green (University of Washington)
8:00 AM
Caregiving Transitions in Cultural Context:  Caring for the Frail, the Dying, and the Dead in 21st Century Japan
Susan O Long (John Carroll University) and Ruth Campbell (Independent Practitioner)
8:15 AM
8:45 AM
The Culture of End of Life Care in the US: Critical Perspectives on Discourses and Practices  
Margaret Souza (State University of New York, Empire State College) and Betty Wolder Levin (CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy)
9:30 AM
Discussant
James W Green (University of Washington)