This guide supplies the list of references which it is expected the students will use in order to prepare in advance for class discussions as well as to answer the examination questions.
The "Preparations" are required readings; the "Supplementary" readings are suggestions. Most suggestions are to texts on the recommended list. ONLINE TEXTBOOK refers to the required textbook for the course.
The letter V refers to articles available in a special file behind the counter in the Library Reserve Room.
Audiotapes and filmstrips are available in the Library Reserve Room.
The authors listed under Supplementary readings are listed in the BIBLIOGRAPHY and all of the referenced works were at one time in the QCC Library.
Preparation: ONLINE TEXTBOOK ch. 1.
Supplementary: Charmaz ch. 1,2,3
Dallery pp. 441-464, "When, Why &Where People Die"; Schulz ch. 1,2
Topic: You and Death
Supplementary: Psychology Today June 1971
Preparation: The questionnaire distributed in class.
Topic: Ivan Illych
Preparation: ONLINE TEXTBOOK The Death of Ivan Illych by Leo Tolstoy, In any text, any translation.
Supplementary: Donnelly - ch. 8 "Death and Ivan Illych"
Topic: The Experience of Dying - The Stages of Dying
Preparation: ONLINE TEXTBOOK ch 3
Supplementary: Kubler-Ross (1969) On Death and Dying
Wilcox ch. 2 ; Wyshogrod ch. 2 on Death and Dying; Schneidman ch. 7 Personal Perspectives on Dying
Kubler-Ross (1975)ch. 2 Why is it so hard to die? Bugen #2,4,6; V-201 Between the Nipple and the Everlasting Arms
Tapes: NC 53,54,55 Nursing Materials - Room 333 Medical Arts Buidling
Filmstrips: NC 58-63
Topic: Health, Professionals and the Care of the Dying
Preparation: ONLINE TEXTBOOK ch. 4
Supplementary: LeShan pp 94-98
V-117 "What To Tell Cancer Patients"
V-118 "Do Cancer Patients Want To Be Told?"
V-119 "Physicians Consider Death"
Feifel (1959) ch. 14 Treatment of the Dying Patient, ch. 15 Doctor and Death
Ramsey (1970) ch. 3 On Only Caring for the Dying
Schneidman pp. 516-522 Hospice, pp. 438-442 Common Fallacies About the Dying
Charmaz ch. 5,6; Shulz ch. 4; Bugen #11,l3,19,22,23,28,29
Annas, George, et al. The Rights of Doctors, Nurses and Health Professionals. New York: Avon Books, 1981.
Topic: Hospice Care
Preparation: ONLINE TEXTBOOK Allen -"Hospice"
Topic: The Rights of the Dying Person
Preparation: ONLINE TEXTBOOK ch 9
Supplementary: Veatch ch. 6 - "She'll Be Happier If She Never Knows"
Beauchamp ch. 3; Annas, George The Rights of Hospital Patients. N.Y.: Avon Books, 1976. (ACLU)
Topic: Anticipatory Grief
Preparation: ONLINE TEXTBOOK Austin Kutscher - "Anticipatory Grief, Death and Bereavement" HANDOUT
Supplementary: Schneidman ch. 5 Participants of Death, pp. 243-303 Coping with Terminal Illness
Topic: Bereavement - Grief
Supplementary: Temes Living With An Empty Chair. HANDOUT
Shulz ch. 6 Surviving Death; Hardt ch. 8; Charmaz ch. 9; Wilcox ch. 3; Schneidman ch. 6 Survivors of Death; Bugen ch. 3, 5, 8, 9, l2, l5;
Handout: The Stages of Grief
Tape: SSC-2 The Stages of Grief - by Roberta Temes
Topic: The Rites of Passage and Funeral Customs
Preparations: ONLINE TEXTBOOK ch.6.
Supplementary: Hardt ch. 6, 7,9; Bugen #10, 14; Feifel ch. 11 Social Uses of Funeral Rites; V-202 Attitudes Toward the Newly Dead; Kubler-Ross pp. 87-104 A Mother Mourns and Grows (1975); Arnold VanGennep Rites of Passage; Robert Hertz "Death and The Right Hand"
Supplementary: Funerals, FTC and Memorial Societies
HANDOUT: Before Death Occurs
Topic: The Definition of Death
Preparation: ONLINE TEXTBOOK ch 7
Beauchamp ch. 1; Hardt ch. 3 A Flat EEG?
V-114 Determining Death: Do We Need A Statute?
V-113 Refinements in the Criteria for Determining Death
V-301 Brain Death: Welcome Definition or Dangerous Judgment
V-302 A Definition of Irreversible Coma
V-303 Neocortical Death After Cardiac Arrest
Veatch ch. 1 and 2 Defining Death
V-304 Death: Its Conceptual Elusiveness
V-305 A Statutory Definition of the Standard for Death
V-307 The Kansas Statute on Death - An Appraisal
Ramsey ch. 2 on Updating Procedures for Stating That a Man Had Died
Schneidman ch. 4 The Determination of Death
Dallery Section Six
Topic: Transplants, Cadavers and Neo-Morts - The Use of Dead Bodies
Preparation: ONLINE TEXTBOOK ch 8
Gaylin, Willard "On Harvesting the Dead" Harper's Magazine, Sept. 1974 Vol. 249, 1492ff.
Supplementary: V-308 Against the Stream
V-1212 Attitudes Toward the Newly Dead
Ramsey 1970 ch. 4 The Self Giving of Vital Organs, ch. 5 Giving or Taking Cadaver Organs
Dallery Section Six
Veatch ch. 7 The Newly Dead
Donor Cards - HANDOUTS
Topic: Mass Death and Total Annihilation
Supplementary: Lifton & Olson Living and Dying - in Pecorino pp 277-281
Wyshogrod ch. 5 On Death and Death
Symbolism: The Hiroshima Disaster
Schneidman pp. 99-109 Nuclear Age
Supplementary: Regan ch. 4
Schneidman pp. 92-99 Combat Death, pp. 110-133 Agents of Death
Supplementary: Beauchamp ch. 2; Regan ch. 3; Wilcox ch. 5 Choices and Decisions; Dallery Section Three; Feifel(1959) ch. 17; Charmaz ch. 8; Schneidman pp. 252-274 Psychological Autopsies, pp. 241-261 The Death Certificate
Alvarez, A. The Savage God. N.Y.: Random House, 1970
Kluge,Eike-Henner W. The Practice of Death. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1975.
Tape: SSC-1 Rustin, Stanley Suicide
TEXTBOOK ch 10
ONLINE TEXTBOOK ch 10
Annas, George S. "Denying the Rights of Children"
Smith, David "Letting Some Babies Die"
Supplementary: V-403 Moral and Ethical Dilemmas in the Special Care Nursery
V-404 Attitudes Toward Defective Newborns
Steinbock Part II and pp. 138-148
Ladd ch. 4, 9
Ramsey (1978) ch. 5,6
Preparation: ONLINE TEXTBOOK ch 11 F. Braio "Understanding Triage"
Supplementary: James Childress, Who Shall Live When Not All Can Live?
Soundings, Vol.43, No. 4, Winter 1970,pp. 339-362
Ramsey ch. 8 Choosing How to Choose
Berg, Allan What is Wrong With Triage? N.Y. Times, June 15, 1975, Section VI`pp. 26-35
"Scarce Medical Resources": Columbia Law Review 69:620, 1969.
Kass, L.R. "The New Biology: WhatPriceRelieving Man's Estate?" Science 174:779, 1971.
Dyck, Arthur J. "Triage and Charity...,"National Forum, 1980.
Topic: Approaches to Death's Meaning
Supplementary: Schneidman ch. 1 Concepts of Death
Kubler-Ross ch. 6 Death: The Last Stage of Growth (1975)
Wyschogrod ch. 7 Resurrection of the Body
V-501 Death: Process or Event?
Feifel ch. 8 Attitudes Toward Death in Some Normal and Mentally Ill Populations
Topic: The Commodification of Death
Supplementary: Illych (V-203) The Political Uses of a Natural Death
Schneidman ch. 3 The Demography of Death
Kubler-Ross ch. 2 The Organizational Context of Death and Dying (1975)
Schulz ch. 3 The Demography of Death
Bogen #22, 26
Sodnow, David. Passing On: The Social Organization of Dying. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1967.
Glasser, Barney C. and Strauss, Anselm L.,eds. Time for Dying. Chicago: AldinePub. Co., 1968.
Illych, Ivan Medical Nemesis. N.Y.: Random House, Inc., 1976.
Tape: SSC-11 The Commodification of Death by Dr. Angela Karp
Topic: The Role of Faith
Supplementary: Death Through Some Other Windows
Fiefel (1959) ch. 12 Grief and Religion,ch. 16 Death and Religion
Holk, Frederick H., ed. Death and Eastern Thought. N.Y.: Abingdon Press, 1974.
Reimer, Jack, ed. Jewish Reflections on Death. N.Y.: Schocken Books, 1974.
Tape: SSC-3 The Role of Faith
Topic: Euthanasia/The Right to Die/Death With Dignity
Preparation: ONLINE TEXTBOOK ch 9
Schneidman ch.8 Death and Dignity (484-515) 502-505 Appropriate and Appropriated Death
V-112 On Drinking Hemlock
V-115 Choosing Not to Prolong Dying
V-116 The Dying Person--His Plight andHis Right
V-407 Prolonging Life
V-408 The Living Will
V-409 Proposed Legislation
V-503 Pope Pius XII Prolongation of life
Charmaz ch. 3; Beauchamp ch. 4; Regan ch. 2; Ramsey (1970) ch. 3; Dallery Section Two; Steinbock Part I and III; Hardt ch. 5; Ramsey (1978) ch. 4, 7, 8, 9; Bugen ch. 24, 25, 30; Ladd ch. 2, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8 ;Ostheimer Part IV; Veatch ch. 3, 4 and 5
Kohl, Marvin, ed. Beneficent Euthanasia. Buffalo, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 1975
Behnke, John and Bok, Sissela, ed. The Dilemmas of Euthanasia. Anchor Books, Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Co., 1975
Mannes, Mayra Last Rights. N.Y.: New American Library, 1973
Kluge, Eike-Henner W. The Practice of Death. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1975
Topic: Children and Death Education
Supplementary: Grollman, Earl A. Explaining Death toChildren. Boston: Beacon Press, 1967
Talking About Death. Boston: BeaconPress, 1970.
Irish Donald P. and Green, Betty R., ed.,Death Education: Schenkman Pub. Co.,197l.
Mills, Gretchen C., Reisler Ray, et al. Discussing Death: A Guide to Death Education. Homewood, Ill.: ETC Pub.,1976.
Bugen ch. 16,17,18; Schulz ch. 7; Wilcox ch. 4; Hardt ch. 2
Supplementary: Ramsey (1978) Part One, ch. 1,2,3
Callahan, Daniel. Abortion: Law, Choice and Morality. N.Y.: Macmillan, 1970.
Grisez, Germain G. Abortion: The Myths, the Realities and the Arguments. N.Y. and Cleveland: Corpus Books, 1970.
Ostheimer Part II ;Dallery Section One; Regan ch. 6
Supplementary: Kluge, Eike-Henner W. The Practice of Death. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1975.
Topic: Capital Punishment
Supplementary: Regan ch. 5; Dallery Section Four
Topic: Natural Death
Supplementary: Schulz ch. 2 Thinking About Death
Donnelly ch. 1,2,3,4,12,17; Beauchamp ch. 5 Significance of Life and Death;
Topic: Aging & Death
Supplementary: Dallery Section Five
Hardt Chapter Four; Bugen 27
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