Write to Death

Write to Death

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Using abundant examples from analysis of elite, mainstream news publications, Gailey details how the national press systematically advanced pro-euthanasia views and interpretations, while marginalizing or omitting pro-life perspectives and frames. Gailey's integrative approach combines an exploration of the major historical, ideational, and economic factors leading to the rise of the Right to Die movement, and includes in-depth analysis of the media's framing of the controversy.Representing euthanasia as a simple medical option, the reporter later added that aquot;just as tubal feeding, or surgery or a ventilator ... In addition to citing an opinion poll to buttress the claim that aquot;Assisted suicide appears to be gaining public support, aquot; one article, for example, offered ... American society should move beyond discussions of the pros and cons of active euthanasia and begin establishing aquot;strictanbsp;...

Title:Write to Death
Author:Elizabeth Atwood-Gailey
Publisher:Greenwood Publishing Group - 2003


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