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The right to die : understanding euthanasia

Author: Derek Humphry; Ann Wickett
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Humphry, Derek, 1930-
Right to die.
New York : Harper & Row, ©1986
(OCoLC)565999892
Online version:
Humphry, Derek, 1930-
Right to die.
New York : Harper & Row, ©1986
(OCoLC)609055595
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Humphry; Ann Wickett
ISBN: 0060155787 9780060155780
OCLC Number: 12942139
Description: xii, 372 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Historical perspective --
Euthanasia's Nazi "albatross" --
1940-1950 --
1950-1960 --
The 1960s --
The early 1970s --
Significant developments, late 1970s to 1985 --
An upsurge in mercy killing and double suicide --
The handicapped and euthanasia --
The right-to-life viewpoint --
Euthanasia in the Netherlands --
Euthanasia and hospice --
High technology : a mixed blessing --
The influence of health costs --
Mercy killing and the law --
Is there a constitutional right to die? --
Defining death --
Religion and euthanasia --
Helping another to die --
The path ahead.
Responsibility: Derek Humphry, Ann Wickett.

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