Come Lovely and Soothing Death: The Right to Die Movement in the United States, 1st Edition

  • Series Name: Social Movements Past and Present Series
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  • ISBN-10: 0805716459
  • ISBN-13: 9780805716450
  • DDC: 179.7
  • Shipping Weight: .90 lbs ( .41 kgs)
  • Print | Hardcover
  • © 1999 | Published

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Traces the Right to Die movement from its emergence in the 1930s to its present activities, with special attention to the Hemlock Society, Compassion in Dying and the countermovement group Not Dead Yet, which actively opposes physician-assisted suicides. The Social Movements Past And Present Series offers thorough analyses of the ideas and actions that have changed the way Americans think and live. Each volume is written by a specialist drawing on the insights and methodologies of history, sociology, and political science.

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Social Movements Past and Present Series

Social Movements Past and Present offers thorough analyses of the ideas and actions that have changed the way Americans think and live. Each volume is written by a specialist drawing on the insights and methodologies of history, sociology and political science.