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Advance Care Decision Making in Germany and Italy

A Comparative, European and International Law Perspective

  • Legal analysis from an international and comparative perspective

  • Economic effects of living wills

  • Advance care planning and end-of-life care decisions within the international human rights framework?

  • Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

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About this book

What is the situation of people who are unable to make decisions due to a physical or mental change? This book gives impulses and answers to many ethical, economical and mainly legal questions which arise and are associated with the end of life. A universal human rights approach and the analysis of the relevant European law are put in front of the presentation of the national legal situations in Italy and Germany. The most topical and controversial issues concerning advance care planning are presented as well as a transnational economic analysis on the effects of advance care planning.​

Keywords

  • Advance care
  • Advance directives
  • End-of-life care
  • Euthanasia
  • Living wills
  • Palliative care

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Legal Sciences School of Law, University of Salerno, Fisciano, Italy

    Stefania Negri

  • IMGB, University of Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany

    Jochen Taupitz, Anna Zwick

  • IMBG, University of Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany

    Amina Salkić

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Buying options

eBook USD 109.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-642-40555-6
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 139.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)