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Assisted dying

Serena Nanda

Assisted dying

an ethnographic murder mystery on Florida"s gold coast

by Serena Nanda

  • 179 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by AltaMira Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Aging,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementSerena Nanda and Joan Gregg
    ContributionsGregg, Joan Young
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3614.A579 A93 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 207 p. :
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25085227M
    ISBN 100759119945, 0759119953, 0759119961
    ISBN 109780759119949, 9780759119956, 9780759119963
    LC Control Number2010049512
    OCLC/WorldCa689004374

    Public support for assisted dying, the situation in the UK, and “suicide tourism” In many Western countries, there are forces working for a change in the law to allow assisted dying. As far as the public is concerned, in the Western world support for assisted dying legalisation appears to be increasing and is often in the region of 70%. The question whether assisted dying (euthanasia and assisted suicide) should be legalized is often treated, by judges and commentators alike, as a question which transcends national boundaries and diverse legal systems. One obvious example is the use made of the ‘Dutch experience’ in other jurisdictions. By treating the issue as a transcendent, global ethical .

    Although Kant was generally opposed to suicide, many contemporary ethicists invoke recognizably Kantian notions, including dignity and autonomy, in their defense of assisted dying or “death with dignity.” This chapter sorts out what Kant’s understanding of dignity implies about assisted dying. Kant’s understanding of dignity as rooted in practically rational agency . Physician-assisted suicide occurs when a physician facilitates a patient’s death by providing the necessary means and/or information to enable the patient to perform the life-ending act (e.g., the physician provides sleeping pills and information about the lethal dose, while aware that the patient may commit suicide).

    Assisted dying []. Assisted dying, commonly known as euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide (PAS), can be understood as the practice of intentionally ending a life in order to relieve pain and suffering (Owusu-Dapaa, ). Etymologically, 'euthanasia' derives from the Greek word eu, meaning goodly or well and thanatos, meaning death, hence euthanasia could be understood . The book includes discussion of beginning-of-life and end-of-life issues, with a chapter by Cameron Stewart on voluntary euthanasia and assisted dying. Health Law in Australia has been written for both legal and health audiences.


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The dilemma of assisted dying has deep moral implications and is complex both for individual and collective discernment. A prosecution is less likely if the assisted person made a voluntary, well-informed decision to end his or her life, and if the assister was wholly motivated by compassion.

The book’s purpose is to be a resource for. The Oregon Death with Dignity Act was the first physician-assisted dying statute in the world. But efforts to legalize assisted death in the United States date back to the early 20th century.

In her book, Dying with Dignity: A Legal Approach to Assisted Death, published by Praeger inGiza Lopes recounts the history of [ ]. Early Works. Efforts to introduce legislation to facilitate medically assisted dying were rare before the middle of the 20th century.

However, from the s to the late s significant contributions were made canvassing the moral and legal permissibility of medically assisted dying that undoubtedly have influenced the subsequent debate. The need to talk openly about assisted dying Letters: Family members, care professionals and a police and crime commissioner call for a change in UK.

Assisted Dying explores the law relating to euthanasia and assisted suicide, tracing its development from prohibition through to the laissez faire attitude adopted in a number of countries in the 21 st Century. This book provides an in-depth critique of the arguments surrounding legislative control of such practices and particularly looks into the regulatory role Author: Sheila Mclean.

Jonathan Cavanagh, Roger S Smyth, in Companion to Psychiatric Studies (Eighth Edition), Assisted suicide. Physician-assisted dying or assisted suicide has been the subject of intensive media and political attention of late. Assessment of psychiatric morbidity (especially anxiety and depression) is essential in any patient poised to make such a decision.

Final Exit (fully titled Final Exit: The Practicalities of Self-Deliverance and Assisted Suicide for the Dying) is a book written by Derek Humphry, a British-born American journalist, author, and assisted suicide advocate who co-founded the now-defunct Hemlock Society in and co-founded the Final Exit Network in The book was first published in by the Hemlock Author: Derek Humphry.

A Midwife Through the Dying Process: Stories of Healing and Hard Choices at the End of Life, Quill, Timothy E. & Margaret P. Battin. Physician-Assisted Dying: The Case For Palliative Care and Patient Choice, Risley, Robert L. J.D. Death with Dignity: A New Law Permitting Physician Aid-in-Dying, The Hemlock Society,   Whilst the book 'Easeful Death' -Warnock and MacDonald, tackles the subject in a more academic way, 'Assisted Dying- Who Makes the Final Decision' provides a personal and very intimate account of the issues.

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There, he studied legal and moral issues related to assisted suicide and euthanasia under the Australian legal scholar John Finnis, a staunch opponent of aid-in-dying measures, as SCOTUSblog has.