xiv, 253 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
9781440830976 hardback alkaline paper 1440830975 hardback alkaline paper 9781440830983 (ebook) 1440830983 (ebook)
Global crime and justice (Westport, Conn.)
"Providing a thorough, well-researched investigation of the socio-legal issues surrounding medically assisted death for the past century, this book traces the origins of the controversy and discusses the future of policymaking in this arena domestically and abroad"-- Provided by publisher. "Please see the attached txt. file"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-244) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
In the chambers: the origins of the 1906 "chloroform bills" At the bedside: 1911-1950s, the "mercy killing" era In the courts: 1960s-1990s, the Quill and Glucksberg cases On the ballot: 1990s onward, the Washington I-1000 ballot initiative process - Doctors and needles: assisted death in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg Laymen and altruism: assisted death in Switzerland.
K3611.E95 L67 2015
Santa Barbara, California ; Denver, Colorado : Praeger,