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UK citizens can access assisted suicide, but they must travel to Zurich in order to do so: this is illogical, but more importantly, it imposes an unfair burden on terminally ill individuals

Jackson, Emily (2011) UK citizens can access assisted suicide, but they must travel to Zurich in order to do so: this is illogical, but more importantly, it imposes an unfair burden on terminally ill individuals. British Politics and Policy at LSE (03 Jun 2011) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Emily Jackson looks at the arguments for and against allowing people whose suffering has become intolerable access to assistance in planning their death, and suggests that the status quo, in which the UK exports the ‘problem’ of assisted suicide to Switzerland has little to recommend it.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2011 the author
Library of Congress subject classification: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Sets: Departments > Law
Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Research centres and groups > BIOS (Centre for the Study of Bioscience, Biomedicine, Biotechnology and Society)
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2011 12:44
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/36601/

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