Doctor Assisted Suicide and the Euthanasia Movement
(Ideas in Conflict)

Gary E. McCuen

Synopsis

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.

 

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