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Discusses the origins of euthanasia, the case of Dr. Jack Kevorkian and the issues he raises, the experience of the Netherlands, where such practices are widely accepted, and the ethical questions involved with assisted suicide
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Young readers will examine the moral, religious, political and social problems presented by doctor assisted suicide and euthanasia by reading five chapters dealing with pro & con arguments on doctor assisted suicide; active voluntary euthanasia; Dr. Jack Kervorkian; the constitutionality of anti-euthanasia laws; the practice of euthanasia in the Netherlands; the hospice movement; withdrawing treatment, food, and fluids from terminal patients; living wills; and other important issues. Doctor Assisted Suicide and the Euthanasia Movement presents counterpoints and debates and an introduction chapter providing a history and overview of the important issues involved in the current national discussion. -- Midwest Book Review
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Book Description Gem Pubns, 1994. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # SONG0865960933