Ethical Dilemmas in Public Policy: The Dynamics of Social by Betty Yung, Kam-por Yu

By Betty Yung, Kam-por Yu

This ebook employs a different interdisciplinary method of learn varied moral dilemmas in public coverage, utilising values and ideas to ascertain important coverage and public matters which are grounded in functional realities (by integrating philosophy, political technological know-how, legislations, coverage experiences etc.), thereby bringing clean insights to governance. construction at the nascent scholarly literature at the position of values in governance, it makes a speciality of interpreting “social values in public coverage” within the East-West context of Hong Kong, yielding new insights on how one can in achieving reliable governance via reflecting on public affairs and coverage matters from a social values standpoint. The publication may be of curiosity to researchers, postgraduate and undergraduate scholars within the fields of philosophy, political technology, public coverage and social technological know-how quite often, whereas politicians, public directors, coverage researchers and different pros (e.g. academics, reporters, social employees, medical professionals etc.) from either East and West will locate it stimulating and confident. The publication bargains well-founded analyzing and reference fabric for citizenship schooling, e.g. as instructing fabrics, in particular for basic schooling classes at universities and Liberal reviews and humanities curricula in secondary faculties. It additionally offers nutrients for proposal at the a part of normal citizens.

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That has already happened in the Netherlands, where euthanasia is extended to infants (Verhagen and Sauer 2005). Alternatives to Voluntary Active Euthanasia The above discussion shows that the controversy about the legalization of voluntary active euthanasia arises from a set of conflicting values and moral considerations, including the intrinsic value of life, autonomy, well-being of the patient, and the social consequence of the legalization. M. Y. Tse of life and the negative social consequences arising from the legalization of voluntary active euthanasia.

Leicester: The NHS End of Life Care Program. Tse, C. , & Pang, S. M. C. (2006). Euthanasia and forgoing life-sustaining treatment in the Chinese context. In C. Chan & A. ), Death, dying and bereavement: A Hong Kong Chinese experience (pp. 169–181). Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. , et al. (2007). End-of-life practices in the Netherlands under the Euthanasia act. New England Journal of Medicine 356, 1957–1965. , & Sauer, P. J. J. (2005). The Groningen protocol: Euthanasia in severely Ill newborns.

The difference between death and eternal departure is that people are deprived of the opportunities to live like other human beings after they die. This does not happen to your close friend because he still survives as a human being in Antarctic Circle. Death in itself is something bad because it is a deprivation. Many people are fearful of death for this reason. Not being here or there can be something bad. Absence can be regretful. You may feel bad if you cannot attend your son’s graduation or wedding ceremony.

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