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Dignity as a human right?

Author: George P Smith, II
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the place of human dignity as a normative standard, principle, or right in domestic and global health care decision-making. The contentious issue of end-of-life care serves the  Read more...

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Smith, George P., II (George Patrick), 1939- author.
Dignity as a human right?
Lanham : Lexington Books, 2019
(DLC) 2018055019
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George P Smith, II
ISBN: 9781498584197 1498584195
OCLC Number: 1074304460
Description: xv, 160 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Challenges to the notion of dignity as a human right --
The origins and history of human dignity --
The indignities of pain and of suffering at the end-of-life --
Dignity in domestic and in international context : aspirations, limited successes, and the legacy of Senator Bricker --
Implementing or impeding dignity : subsidiarity and proportionality --
Modern formulations of dignity : clarifications and calibrations --
Advancing global frameworks toward a new social order --
Conclusions.
Responsibility: George P. Smith, II.

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The concept of dignity is a core one to lawyers and philosophers, yet it is often misunderstood and misapplied. In Dignity as a Human Right?, Professor George P. Smith, one of the world's greatest Read more...

 
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