Year: 2003 Source: Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 2003. p.99-125 SIEC No: 20040526

The authors examine differences in the death-related encounters, attitudes, & practices among Hispanic Americans, African Americans, Asian Americans, & Native Americans, & how they are influenced by cultural differences. They also consider some of the cautions that need to be observed in making claims about cultural differences in the field of death, dying & bereavement. The chapter concludes with questions for review & discussion & a list of suggested further reading. (21 refs)