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A Certain Kind of Death discussion questions What are the concurrent themes expressed throughout this documentary? Do you think there is any central message? What sorts of things did most of the decedents in the film have in common? What exactly is Klinnenburg’s thesis in Heat Wave? What are the strengths and weaknesses of his analysis? What exactly is Marmot’s thesis in The Status Syndrome ? What are the strengths and weaknesses of his analysis? Do you agree with Klinnenburg’s findings and with Marmot’s thesis? List the bureaucratic steps that the LA County Coroner’s Office must take after discovering a
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Unformatted text preview: decedent with no next-of-kin. What do you think Sherwin Nuland would think of A Certain Kind of Death , and the thoughts of the authors of our assigned readings? Are there any parts of the documentary that you think the producers should have refrained from showing? Is there anything they didn’t show that you think they should have shown? Overall, what do you think are the strengths and weaknesses of A Certain Kind of Death ? What lessons can we take from it?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2009 for the course RELIGION deathdying taught by Professor Kimelawson during the Spring '09 term at Temple.

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