Closure: The Rush to End Grief and What it Costs Us by Nancy Berns

By Nancy Berns

When it involves the tip of a courting, the lack of a family member, or perhaps a nationwide tragedy, we're usually informed we want “closure.” yet whereas a few humans do locate closure for his or her discomfort and grief, many extra suppose closure doesn't exist and think the concept purely offers fake hopes. Sociologist Nancy Berns explores those principles and their ramifications in her well timed book, Closure.

Berns uncovers a few of the interpretations and contradictory meanings of closure. She identifies six forms of “closure talk,” revealing closure as a socially built concept—a “new emotion.” Berns additionally explores how closure has been utilized commonly in renowned media and the way the assumption has been appropriated as a political device and to promote items and services.

This e-book explains how the frenzy for closure—whether we discover it beneficial, enticing, or enraging—is altering our society.

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