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- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 58.99
Tells the story of those reformers who struggled throughout the twentieth century to change America's attitude towards mercy killing and assisted suicide. This work reveals that euthanasia has been a contentious issue in America for over a century. It is an account of the tension between motives and methods within twentieth century social reform. more...
- Vision Paperbacks 2006; US$ 19.99
A work on a great, if complicated and controversial, man, this is a biography of Jack Kevorkian - best known for inventing the 'suicide machine' and being an outspoken proponent of the right to die with dignity. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 52.20
Assembled with a view to assisting the reader to reflect critically on the social experiment, the essays in this collection highlight what are the possible reproductive options, and respond to the difficulties we encounter in assessing these practices and possibilities, from our traditional ethical vantage points. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2001; US$ 117.00
A collection of essays confronting the increasing range of legal and philosophical issues arising from the relationship between privacy and the criminal law. It moves from general ideas to specific issues such as euthanasia, surrogacy and sado-masochism. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 151.20
If a pregnant woman refuses medical treatment needed by the fetus - for instance for religious reasons - or conducts some aspect of her life in a way which risks fetal harm, there may arise an instance of 'maternal-fetal conflict'. This is an unfortunate term, since pregant women are generally renowned for their self-sacrificing behaviour, but it may... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 52.95
Death Investigation: Systems and Procedures is the first book dedicated to the topic of death investigation from a legal standpoint as well as the administrative and operational procedures that pertain to the medical examiner and the coroner system in the United States. Unique in its perspective, this book is the only one not concerned with instructing... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 51.95
An authoritative book on one of the most fundamental and contentious issues for health care professionals Fully updated to include provisions of the Mental Capacity Act (April 2007); the latest policy on advance directives and the impact of the Human Rights Act on such decisions Provides guidance on the appointment of welfare attorneys to make health... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 55.00
Except for the Oregon Death with Dignity Act, there are no U.S. laws that allow physicians to assist patients in hastening death. Many who support physician-assisted suicide ask, “Why not?” After all, the Netherlands permits both euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide, and polls suggest that many Americans want that choice available to them. ||Euthanasia:... more...