Author: James M. Hoefler

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429719905

Category: Political Science

Page: 312

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Right-to-die issues are no longer confined to the back corridors of hospitals or the front pages of newspapers that trumpet news of Dr. Kevorkian's latest assisted suicide. A perverse combination of high-tech medicine, consumerism, demographic trends, and economic realities is forcing increasing numbers of Americans and their families to deal with

The Green Universe Trilogy

The Green Universe Trilogy

Author: Jay Lake

Publisher: Tor Books

ISBN: 9781250305473

Category: Fiction

Page: 992

View: 816

This discounted ebundle includes: Green, Endurance, Kalimpura "Lake has configured his world-dominating empires, one British, the other Chinese, with huge and devoted attention to the last detail." --John Clute, Washington Post Book World She was sold to the Undying Duke when she was only four years old, and raised to be the jewel of his possessions: courtesan, scholar, assassin. But Green had other plans, and with the aid of a Goddess and her own skill with weapons she took control of her destiny. Green’s world encompasses cities and dusty equatorial villages, steam-powered ships and firearms, and the ever-present meddling of the gods and their parents, the titanics. Green’s service is claimed by the Lily Goddess of Kalimpura, the Black God of Copper Downs, her own personal god Endurance, and the titanic known as Desire; she wants only to be left alone to find her past and make her future. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Right to Die

The Right to Die

Author: Anne Wallace Sharp

Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing LLC

ISBN: 9781590188347

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 122

View: 558

Doctor-assisted suicide is legal in Oregon, Washington, Colorado, California, Washington D.C., and Vermont. As of January 2016, 991 patients have died by taking legally-backed drugs under supervision in Oregon according to CNN. This timely edition examines issues surrounding the right to die. The book takes a critical look at topics such as euthanasia, assisted suicide, the refusal of medical treatment, and life-sustaining treatment.

In the Arms of Others

In the Arms of Others

Author: Peter G. Filene

Publisher: Ivan R Dee

ISBN: PSU:000043828548

Category: Social Science

Page: 316

View: 135

An exploration of the lives and feelings of people who have struggled with the predicament of modern dying.

Final Judgments

Final Judgments

Author: Austin Sarat

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781107155480

Category: Law

Page: 193

View: 731

This book examines the meaning and significance of finality in capital cases, deploying various theories and perspectives to open up the meaning and significance of the death penalty's finality to scholarly inquiry.