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Israel Yearbook on Human Rights: Vol 29. 1999

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ISBN13: 9789041114945
ISBN: 9041114947
Published: November 2000
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers
Format: Hardback
Price: £188.00



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The Israel Yearbook on Human Rights - an annual published under the auspices of the Faculty of Law of Tel Aviv University since 1971 - is devoted to publishing studies by distinguished scholars in Israel and other countries on human rights in peace and war, with particular emphasis on problems relevant to the State of Israel and the Jewish people. The Yearbook also incorporates documentary materials relating to Israel and the Administered Areas which are not otherwise available in English (including summaries of judicial decisions, compilations of legislative enactments and military proclamations).;Volume 29 contains, amongst others, articles on ""Sanctity of Life, Death with Dignity and Patient Autonomy"", and ""Medical Ethos, Ambivalence, and Discretion"".

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Contents:
Introduction: Not Treating and Treating to Hasten Death: Two Sides of the Same Coin? A. Shapira. I: Sanctity of Life, Death with Dignity and Patient Autonomy. ""Sanctity"" and ""Quality"" of Life: An Historical Review from a German Perspective; A. Eser. Death, Dying, and Dignity; D. Heyd. Patient Autonomy in Modern Jewish Law; D. Sinclair. II: Medical Ethos, Ambivalence and Discretion. Euthanasia and the Changing Ethos of Medicine;S.M. Glick. Research and the Place of Death in Modern Medicine;D. Callahan. ""Medical Discretion"" in the Patient-Physician Relationship; A. Eser. Active Euthanasia, Denial of Dignity and Medical Responsibility for Bystander Inaction; L. Sheleff.III: Constitutional, Statutory and Public Policy Dimensions. Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: The Dutch Perspective;R.L.P. Berghmans. Paternalism and Autonomy in End-of-Life Decision-Making: The Israeli Normative Ambivalence; C. Shalev.Termination of Treatment, Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia in German Constitutional Law; G. Robbers. The Legal Bounds of Physician Conduct Hastening Death in the USA; N.L. Cantor, G.C. Thomas.Deciding to Die - Law, Medicine and Ethics in Australia; L. Waller. Aid in Dying: Decision-Making From a Legal Perspective;H.-G. Koch. Special Supplement. The Israel Supreme Court and the Law of Belligerent Occupation: Demolitions and Sealing Off of Houses; Y. Dinstein.