Department   Kyoto University of Foreign Studies  Department of Global Tourism, Faculty of Global Engagement
   Position   Professor
Language Japanese
Publication Date 2012/03
Type Academic Paper
Title "Solitary Death" - Studies in Britain and the U.S.A.
Contribution Type Single author
Journal Global Issues: A Journal of Department of Global Affairs
Journal TypeJapan
Publisher Department of Global Affairs, Kyoto University of Foreign Studies
Volume, Issue, Page pp.19-31
Details Journalism and Media tend to report "Solitary Death" as a tragic incident. They perpetuate the bias toward single old age people. However, there is no set definition for "Solitary Death." Comparing articles on "Solitary Death" in Britain, the U.S.A. and Japan, this paper looked at how death of single elderly people's death are viewed in each country.