The Euthanasia/Assisted-Suicide Debate - Historical Guides to Controversial Issues in America (Hardback)Demetra M. Pappas (author)
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This revealing volume explores recent historical perspectives on the modern euthanasia and assisted-suicide debate and the political arenas in which it has unfolded.
* Case studies explain contemporary legal techniques in the handling of euthanasia and assisted-suicide prosecutions, including those involving doctors, nurses, and family members
* A chronology shows political events and major cases of medical euthanasia and assisted suicide over the past 100 years
* A glossary explains key terms, such as "causation," "intent," "palliative care," and "double effect"
* An interdisciplinary bibliography cites significant materials from the fields of history, law, and sociology, as well as major medical journal articles
Number of pages: 183
Weight: 476 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 20 mm
"This book provides a cogent and systematic analysis of the issue. Arguments against euthanasia as well as those supporting it are well presented here." - ARBA
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