Physician-assisted Death in Perspective: Assessing the Dutch Experience (BOK)

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This book is the first comprehensive report and analysis of the Dutch euthanasia experience over the last three decades. In contrast to most books about euthanasia, which are written by authors from countries where the practice is illegal and therefore practised only secretly, this book analyzes empirical data and real-life clinical behavior. Its essays were written by the leading Dutch scholars and clinicians who shaped euthanasia policy and who have studied, evaluated and helped regulate it. Some of them have themselves practised euthanasia. The book will contribute to the world literature on physician-assisted death by providing a comprehensive examination of how euthanasia has been practised and how it has evolved in one specific national and cultural context. It will greatly advance the understanding of euthanasia among both advocates and opponents of the practice.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2012 Forlag
ISBN 9781107007567 Antall sider 413
Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 22,8cm x 3cm Vekt 720 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Gerrit K. Kimsma, Stuart J. Youngner
Emner og form Medicine: general issues, Ethical issues: euthanasia & right to die