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Edited By Kopelman,Loretta M. And De Ville,Kenneth A.
This title offers a detailed discussion of recent supreme court rulings that have had an impact on the contemporary debate in the US and elsewhere over physician-assisted suicide. Two rulings by the US Supreme Court have altered the contemporary debate on physician-assisted suicide: Washington versus Glucksberg (1997) and Vacco versus Quill (1997). In these cases, the Supreme Court ruled that state laws could prohibit assisted suicide and, therefore, physician-assisted suicide. These rulings mark the apex of over two decades of unprecedented litigation regarding end-of-life care and signal the beginning of a new clinical, ethical, and legal debate over the extent of an individual's rights to control the timing, manner, and means of his/her death. The debate over suicide and assisting suicide is ancient and contentious and intertwined with questions about the permissibility of voluntary active euthanasia or mercy killing. Responses to these issues can be divided into those who defend physician-assisted suicide and many of these other activities and those who object. But those who object may do so on principle grounds in that they regard these activities as wrong in all cases, or non-principled, in that they believe there are more prudent, less disruptive or more efficient policies. This book examines these responses and looks at the assumptions underlying them. Several of these authors offer the view that a culture gap exists, deeper and wider than that in the abortion debate.235pp. N.B.Slight label residue to base of d/j spine.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001, Cloth, Book Condition: As New, Jacket Condition: As New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792371429
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Inventory #19617
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 38.70 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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Gill, C. S.
This book provides a consolidated, comprehensive and yet accessible list of terms and acronyms that are used regularly in agriculture and with all the associated problems of usage of originally discrete technical terms. The book offers an up-to-date list of terms currently in use in biotechnology, genetic engineering and closely allied fields. It is intended to provide a convenient reference source for researchers, students and technicians. The work has been prepared in response to an expressed need. The terms included have been selected by examination of books, dictionaries, journals and abstracts dealing entirely or in part with culture or allied fields. The work is designed to give readers direct insight into the error sources occurring in their profession, especially those resulting from a poor understanding of the subject matter and the usage of particular terms to designate different concepts in different agriculture and plant engineering. Carefully reviewed for clarity, completeness, and accuracy, the book offers a standard of excellence unmatched by any similar publication. 426pp. N.B. Edges and corners of boards, spine and D/J bumped. Small closed tear to bottom edge of front D/J.
SBS Publishers, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9788189741754
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Inventory #25174
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Edited By Smart,John C.
Published annually since 1985, the Handbook series provides a compendium of thorough and integrative literature reviews on a diverse array of topics of interest to the higher education scholarly and policy communities. Each chapter provides a comprehensive review of research findings on a selected topic, critiques the research literature in terms of its conceptual and methodological rigor, and sets forth an agenda for future research intended to advance knowledge on the chosen topic. The Handbook focuses on twelve general areas that encompass the salient dimensions of scholarly and policy inquiries undertaken in the international higher education community. The series is fortunate to have attracted annual contributions from distinguished scholars throughout the world. 630pp.
Springer, 2005, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1402032773
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Inventory #14652
Price: £ 70.00 GBP ($ 90.30 approx. - € 77.35 approx.)
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Chambers, Helen
246pp.
Ariadne Press, 1991, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0929497333
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Inventory #18361
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Mud Flower Collective
Previous owner's signature on ffep.226pp.
Pilgrim Press, 1985, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 082980546X
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Inventory #28966
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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