Lay Summary: End-of-Life in Swiss Prisons: Legal Context, Institutions and Actors

Hostettler, Ueli; Richter, Marina; Queloz, Nicolas; Bérard, Stefan; Marti, Irene (2015). Lay Summary: End-of-Life in Swiss Prisons: Legal Context, Institutions and Actors Bern: Swiss National Science Foundation - National Research Programme NRP 67 "End of Life"

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People in prison are not free to choose how and where they die. This means that the issue of dying with dignity requires special attention in the prison setting. This study examines what it means to die in prison and what ethical, legal and security-related issues are important.

Item Type:

Report (Report)

Division/Institute:

02 Faculty of Law > Department of Penal Law > Institute for Penal Law and Criminology > Chair Prof. Weber
02 Faculty of Law > Department of Penal Law > Institute for Penal Law and Criminology
06 Faculty of Humanities > Department of Art and Cultural Studies > Institute of Social Anthropology

UniBE Contributor:

Hostettler, Ueli; Richter, Marina and Marti, Irene

Subjects:

300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology > 360 Social problems & social services
300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology > 340 Law
300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology

Publisher:

Swiss National Science Foundation - National Research Programme NRP 67 "End of Life"

Language:

English

Submitter:

Ulrich Hostettler-Macias

Date Deposited:

07 Jun 2018 09:32

Last Modified:

07 Jun 2018 09:32

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.116861

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/116861

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