- Death can wait. Liu, Min // American Demographics;Jul97, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p28
Studies on the association between death and social events based on the reports of sociologist David Phillips. Tendency of people to postpone death after a personal event of significance; Connections between body and mind; Mortality rates in several cities in the United States.
- Born Toward Dying. Neuhaus // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Feb2000, Issue 100, p15
Discusses the sociological implications of death. Inevitability of death; Fear associated with death and dying; Mystification of the Victorian reticence about sex and death.
- Social inequalities and health: Ecological study of mortality in Budapest, 1980-3 and 1990-3. Delamothe, Tony; Jozan, P // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);04/03/99, Vol. 318 Issue 7188, p914
Provides information on social disadvantage indicator with standardized mortality ratios in Budapest, Hungary in 1980 to 1983 and 1990 to 1993. Standardised mortality ratios; Details on the mortality category.
- A-wake? Farrell, Liam // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);04/26/97, Vol. 314 Issue 7089, p1286
Reflects on Irish people's ambivalent approach to death. Denial as frequent coping mechanism; Holding of a triumphant ceremony of life in the face of death; Unethical happenings during a friend's last moments.
- The Talmud and the Internet. Rosen, Jonathan // American Scholar;Spring98, Vol. 67 Issue 2, p47
Contemplates on the death of the author's grandmother, the Talmud and the Internet. How the author compared death, the Talmud and the Internet; His efforts to retrieve the computer files where he wrote his reflections.
- The Oldest Sister. Willitzer, Abby // Teen Ink;Mar2011, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p17
The article offers the author's insights on wanting to have a chance to see her 15-year-old sister who died of carbon monoxide poisoning when their house was burned.
- American way of death needs reform. // USA Today Magazine;Jul98, Vol. 127 Issue 2638, p11
Presents information on the result of a study conducted by the Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics and American Institutions regarding the way Americans die in hospitals. Important issues concerning the dying persons and their loves ones that often neglected.
- Mourning all the way to no. 1. Schoemer, Karen // Newsweek;9/22/1997, Vol. 130 Issue 12, p80
Reflects on the effects of songs written in memory of dead celebrities. Elton John's `Candle in the Wind 1997,' for Princess Diana; Puff Daddy and Faith Evans tribute `I'll be Missing You,' for rapper Notorious B.I.G.; The popularity of mourning songs.
- On the power of poverty orderings. Zheng, Buhong // Social Choice & Welfare;1999, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p349
Abstract. This paper investigates the possibility of increasing the ordering power of additively separable poverty measures beyond the condition of second degree stochastic dominance by considering third degree stochastic dominance. For a fixed poverty line, the ordering power can be...