eBook The Euthanasia/Assisted-Suicide Debate, 1st Edition

  • Demetra M. Pappas
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  • ISBN-10: 0313341885
  • ISBN-13: 9780313341885
  • DDC: 344.7304
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 178 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released April 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

This revealing volume explores recent historical perspectives on the modern euthanasia and assisted-suicide debate and the political arenas in which it has unfolded.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Dedication.
Contents.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: Medical Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: A Twentieth-Century Issue.
2: The 1930s and 1940s: From the King of England to the Holocaust.
3: The 1950s: The First Anglo-American Prosecutions for Medical Euthanasia and the Resulting Academic Debate.
4: The 1960s–1980s: Decriminalizing Suicide and Non-Voluntary Euthanasia of Those in Persistent Vegetative States.
5: The 1990s and Jack “Dr. Death” Kevorkian: From Physician-Assisted Suicide to Medical Euthanasia.
6: The 1990s: The Non-Michigan Parallel Text of Doctor Prosecution and Initial Failed Legislative Efforts.
7: Legalizing and Implementing Physician-Assisted Suicide in Oregon in the 1990s and 2000s.
8: The 2000s: Post-Millennium Case Studies of State Reactions to Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide.
Concluding Commentary.
Appendix: Table of Cases, Legislation, Proposed Legislation, and Initiatives.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author.