Title

How ‘Dr Death’ Single-Handedly Fought for the Right to Die

Document Type

Article - Open Access

Editor

Sam Dresser

Publication Title

Aeon

Publisher

Aeon Media Group

Publication Date

5-2016

Abstract/ Summary

Social change usually happens slowly. It takes time for technology to advance, for social movements to generate momentum, for new policies to be developed, or for public opinion to shift. But sometimes individual activists can create change quickly. Such was the case with Dr Jack Kevorkian, who single-handedly initiated a national debate over assisted suicide.

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