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The “Hostile Takeover” of Bioethics by Religious Conservatives and the Counter Offensive *

Renee R. Anspach

in Social Movements and the Transformation of American Health Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195388299
eISBN:
9780199866519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388299.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how a social movement/counter‐movement focus illuminates the attempt by some members of the religious right to change the orientations and assumptions of mainstream ... More


At Liberty to Die: The Battle for Death with Dignity in America

Howard Ball

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791042
eISBN:
9780814769751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791042.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Over the past hundred years, average life expectancy in America has nearly doubled. Yet while longevity is celebrated as an achievement in modern civilization, the longer people live, the more likely ... More


Sacrifice and the Right to Die

Scott Cutler Shershow

in Deconstructing Dignity: A Critique of the Right-to-Die Debate

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226088129
eISBN:
9780226088266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226088266.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Building on previous chapters, this chapter argues that the whole debate about a right to die is pervaded, on both sides, by a logic of sacrificial calculation. This point is elaborated by ... More


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