Author Archives: Dr Hannah Rumble

Putting ‘The Grave’ into Social Policy: State Support for Funerals in Contemporary UK

Tweet You can read Putting ‘The Grave’ into Social Policy: State Support for Funerals in Contemporary UK Society published in The Journal of Social Policy via Cambridge Journals Online here Journal of Social Policy Journal of Social Policy / Volume … Continue reading

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A Will for the Woods – film

Tweet  I can’t wait to see this if anyone has a copy! You can learn more about the film project here.

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cemetery photography in Manila

TweetI wanted to share the beautiful work of Hungarian-born photographer Roland Nagy. Living in the Cemetery is a fantastic piece of visual anthropology. About this collection of photos, he writes: “Metro Manila  has a population of around 11 million. Manila ranks … Continue reading

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Funeral Poverty

TweetSome depressing but very important research from Wiltshire Citizen’s Advice Bureau: Funeral Poverty: A plan for managing the impact of funeral costs Wiltshire Citizens Advice (WCA) has been concerned for several years over the number of people we see who … Continue reading

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Robyn Woolston – Artist and Film Maker – Rites of Passage

Tweet  A brilliant presentation with some astute closing remarks about modern day death and dying. Fascinating, so I thought I’d share it with you! More of Robyn’s artwork can be found on her website http://www.robynwoolston.com/

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Through the Family Lens: How death illuminates upon the modern family in Britain

Tweet Through the Family Lens: how death illuminates the modern family by Hannah Rumble and Kate Woodthorpe from British Sociological Association  

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