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Appropriate Treatment, Appropriate Death: First published in The Management of Terminal Disease, 1st edn. (1978), ed. C. Saunders, pp. 1–9. London: Edward Arnold

Cicely Saunders

in Cicely Saunders: Selected Writings 1958-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570530
eISBN:
9780191730412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570530.003.0022
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

The year 1978 saw the publication of the textbook which, over a long period, so many had been encouraging Cicely Saunders and her colleagues to produce. In this chapter, she opens up a discussion on ... More


The Human Experience of Compassionate Love: Conceptual Mapping and Data from Selected Studies

Lynn G. Underwood

in Altruism and Altruistic Love: Science, Philosophy, and Religion in Dialogue

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195143584
eISBN:
9780199848119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143584.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Compassion is a manifestation of love. And love, whatever else it may be, is something that involves choices. Choosing between options is a condition of freedom in finitude. Freedom is required to ... More


Dimensions of Health in the Elderly Population

David M. Cutler and Mary Beth Landrum

in Investigations in the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226903132
eISBN:
9780226903163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903163.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines the multifaceted health of the elderly and how health along multiple dimensions has changed over time. It shows that health has several dimensions: one which is largely severe ... More


Project Transparent Earth and the Autoscopy of Aerial Targeting: The Visual Geopolitics of the Underground

Ryan Bishop

in From Above: War, Violence, and Verticality

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199334797
eISBN:
9780199388226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199334797.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on aerial surveillance and targeting, and how they provide both revelation and ignorance. This view is a reminder that there is more in the subject matter that cannot be seen, ... More


Technology-Driven Social Isolation

Peter Townsend

in The Dark Side of Technology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198790532
eISBN:
9780191831836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790532.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Technology is devised by the young, for the young, and without understanding that older generations, or those who are poor, will have difficulties, or inevitable physical limitations. This causes ... More


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