Assistance in dying : conditions for international comparison

Blouin, Samuel (Department of Sociology, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Canada; Institut de Sciences Sociales des Religions, Université de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland) ; Pott, Murielle (HESAV School of Health Sciences, HES-SO University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland)

This special issue of Death Studies interrogates conditions for conducting international comparisons of assistance in dying regimes, and of related discourses and practices. To do so, it provides comparative social sciences and humanities perspectives on assistance in dying. In this editorial introduction, we first trace the origin of this special issue to the symposium held in 2018 in Lausanne, Switzerland. We then offer a short exploration of how assistance in dying regimes have been compared in the literature. Finally, we identify key conditions for conducting international comparisons of assistance in dying based on the articles presented in this issue of Death Studies.


Article Type:
scientifique
Faculty:
Santé
School:
HESAV
Institute:
Unité de recherche en santé, HESAV
Date:
2021-05
Pagination:
7 p.
Published in:
Death studies
Numeration (vol. no.):
To be published
DOI:
ISSN:
0748-1187
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