The Governance of Death

Chapter
Part of the Palgrave Advances in Behavioral Economics book series (PABE)

Abstract

The living will and the health-care agent together govern one’s death. As death becomes more complex, the governance structure also undergoes change. First, the agent plays a relatively more active role. Second, the governance draws in physicians, nurses, and ethicists. Death becomes increasingly a compromise between “my wish” and “their wish.” I don’t see anything wrong with that.

Keywords

Death Living will Health-care agent Governance 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Wayne State UniversityDetroitUSA

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