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Ageing, Autonomy and Resources

1st Edition

Edited by A.Harry Lesser

Routledge

245 pages

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First Published in 1999, lesser collects fourteen papers to create a discourse on the practical importance in a society where the proportion of elderly people is increasing. Exploring how autonomy and how it should be defined, and ethically when is it right to preserve a person’s autonomy and in comparison is it ever ethically right to bring elderly peoples autonomy as a secondary concern is it saves them from harm?

Table of Contents

1. The Effect of Ageing on Autonomy, Caroline Dunn. 2. Personal Development in Old Age, John Hostler. 3. Ageing and Autonomy: The Case for Genetic Enhancement, Ruth Chadwick. 4. Practical Problems with the Discharge of Old People from Hospital -A Physician’s Perspective, Simon Winner. 5. A Mental Health Perspective on Ageing, Joe Herzberg. 6. Ending Lives: Age, Autonomy and the Quality of Life, Gavin Fairbairn. 7. Therapy Abatement, David Lamb. 8. The Global Distribution of Health Care Resources, Robin Attfield. 9. Population Ageing, Social Security, and the Distribution of Economic Resources, Paul Johnson.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General