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ERIC Number: EJ392092
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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Euthanasia and Mental Retardation: Suggesting the Unthinkable.
Hollander, Russell
Mental Retardation, v27 n2 p53-61 Apr 1989
The article examines current opinions toward euthanasia of persons with mental retardation in light of the history of public and professional attitudes. It also discusses the rejection of euthanasia on moral and religious grounds, and notes the use of lifelong incarceration, based on eugenics principles, to accomplish similar ends. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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