March 6, 2008
Annotated Bibliography: Assisted Suicide (Euthanasia)
“Euthanasia.” World of Health. Online ed. Detroit: Gale Group, 2007. Student Resource
Center-Gold. Gale. Montgomery County Public Schools. 6 Mar. 2008
This source did not have a listed author. This source was useful in my research. It provided me with clear and concise background information that I was able to read and understand. The article briefly discussed the two arguments, those for and against physician assisted suicide. Those for the use of euthanasia say that “may people suffer uncontrollable pain that can only be relieved by active intervention.” People who oppose the use of euthanasia say that it puts society at a risk because it might become “more tolerant of killing, eventually making involuntary killing and killing for societal convenience acceptable.” This source provides me with excellent background knowledge so I had knowledge on the topic to better write my research paper.
Allen, Jen, Sonia Chavez, Sara De Simone, Debbie Howard, Keadron Johnson, Lucinda
La Pierre, Darrel Montero and Jerry Sanders. “Americans’ Attitudes towards Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide, 1936-2002. (Sociological research).”
Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare. 33.2 (June 2006). Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. Gale. Montgomery County Public Schools. 6 mar. 2008
The authors of this source worked at the University of Arizona. This is a credible source. This source was a bit too wordy. It had good information that I plan on using in my research but for the most part it was some what repetitive. This source analyzes the opinions of a divided American public in the issue of physician assisted suicide as well as “the ethics of death and dying, attitudes toward euthanasia and physician assisted...