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The Right to Die (Point/Counterpoint)

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Published by Chelsea House Publications .
Written in English


  • Euthanasia,
  • Medical ethics,
  • Social law,
  • Social Problems (General) (Young Adult),
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Misc. Nonfiction,
  • Sociology,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • General,
  • Physician & Patient,
  • Social Issues - Death & Dying,
  • Terminal Care,
  • Assisted suicide,
  • Right to die

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsAlan Marzilli (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages109
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8160164M
ISBN 100791092879
ISBN 109780791092873

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