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Geronticide : killing the elderly

Author: Michael Brogden
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on a variety of historical, contemporary, anthropological and literary sources, this book considers the present day debates about the sanctity of elderly lives and the question of euthanasia.  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Brogden
ISBN: 185302709X 9781853027093
OCLC Number: 44270462
Description: 221 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Living too Long? --
Death by Demography and Longevity --
Death by Social Obligation: The Political Economy Thesis --
Death by Attrition: Modernisation and the Workhouse --
Death by Degrees: Bureaucratisation in Care Institutions --
Death in Literary Discourse --
Death by Choice?: Physician-assisted Suicide and Voluntary Euthanasia --
Dr Shipman, Social Rights, and Preventing Geronticide.
Responsibility: Mike Brogden.

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