The Euthanasia / Assisted-suicide DebateBook - 2012
This revealing volume explores recent historical perspectives on the modern euthanasia and assisted-suicide debate and the political arenas in which it has unfolded.
* Case studies explain contemporary legal techniques in the handling of euthanasia and assisted-suicide prosecutions, including those involving doctors, nurses, and family members
* A chronology shows political events and major cases of medical euthanasia and assisted suicide over the past 100 years
* A glossary explains key terms, such as "causation," "intent," "palliative care," and "double effect"
* An interdisciplinary bibliography cites significant materials from the fields of history, law, and sociology, as well as major medical journal articles