ERIC Number: EJ267994
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982
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Symbolic Immortality in Ordinary Contexts: Impediments to the Nuclear Era.
Schmitt, Raymond L.
Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, v13 n2 p95-116 1982-83
Lifton's writings indicate that fear of nuclear holocaust has severely impaired and threatens to negate traditional modes of symbolic immortality in America. Lifton's research, however, has been limited to extreme contexts. Data were triangulated in four distinctive American contexts. Found substantial negative evidence of Lifton's suspicions in each context. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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