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To die or not to die? : cross-disciplinary, cultural, and legal perspectives on the right to choose death

Author: Arthur S Berger; Joyce Berger
Publisher: New York : Praeger, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discussing the sensitive legal and ethical issues surrounding an individual's right to die, this book integrates the ideas and experiences of ten authorities from different disciplines, cultures and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Legislation
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
To die or not to die?
New York : Praeger, 1990
(OCoLC)555521649
Online version:
To die or not to die?
New York : Praeger, 1990
(OCoLC)626022071
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur S Berger; Joyce Berger
ISBN: 027593585X 9780275935856
OCLC Number: 21331880
Description: xii, 194 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The right to die : perspectives of the patient, the family, and the health care provider / David V. Schapira --
The right to die : perspectives from the Catholic and Jewish traditions / James J. McCartney --
Ethical perspectives on the right to die : a case study / Helene A. Lutz --
On the question of the right to die : an African view / Kwasi Wiredu --
An Islamic perspective on terminating life-sustaining measures / M. Adil Al Aseer --
Japanese perspectives on euthanasia / Shigeru Kato --
Euthanasia : an English perspective / Mary Rose Barrington --
Indian legal concepts of the right to die / Daya Shanker --
Active euthanasia in the Netherlands / Marvin E. Newman --
Last rights : the view from a U.S. courthouse / Arthur S. Berger.
Responsibility: edited by Arthur S. Berger and Joyce Berger.

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