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Dying with dignity : a legal approach to assisted death

Author: Giza Lopes
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2015.
Series: Global crime and justice (Westport, Conn.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Providing a thorough, well-researched investigation of the socio-legal issues surrounding medically assisted death for the past century, this book traces the origins of the controversy and discusses the future of policymaking in this arena domestically and abroad"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Lopes, Giza.
Dying with dignity
(DLC) 2014047689
(OCoLC)887851912
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Giza Lopes
ISBN: 9781440830983 1440830983
OCLC Number: 907238291
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Tables and Figures; Series Foreword; 1. Introduction; 2. Background; Part 1: The American Experience; 3. In the Chambers: The Origins of the 1906 "Chloroform Bills"; 4. At the Bedside: 1911-1950s, the "Mercy Killing" Era; 5. In the Courts: 1960s-1990s, the Quill and Glucksberg Cases; 6. On the Ballot: 1990s Onward, the Washington I-1000 Ballot Initiative Process; Part 2: Assisted Death in Europe; 7. Doctors and Needles: Assisted Death in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. 8. Laymen and Altruism: Assisted Death in SwitzerlandPart 3: Conclusion; 9. Epilogue 197; References; Index; About the Author.
Series Title: Global crime and justice (Westport, Conn.)
Responsibility: Giza Lopes.

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"Providing a thorough, well-researched investigation of the socio-legal issues surrounding medically assisted death for the past century, this book traces the origins of the controversy and discusses the future of policymaking in this arena domestically and abroad"--

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