Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Washington State Death With Dignity Act: A policy analysis
by Respicio, Reginald, M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2010, 48; 1486362
Abstract (Summary)

This study is a policy analysis of the Washington State Death With Dignity Act, which allows terminally ill individuals to self-administer medication to end their lives. This Act promotes self-determination and provides individuals with control in how they end their life.

The policy analysis utilized primary and secondary data such as academic journals, government documents, books, and information from the World Wide Web to examine the Washington Death With Dignity Act. The analysis is presented using David Gil's framework.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Lopez, Rebecca
School: California State University, Long Beach
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 49/01M, Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Social work, Public policy
Publication Number: 1486362
ISBN: 978-1-124-25957-4
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