Why is euthanasia such a controversial issue? What are the arguments for and against euthanasia? Are there different kids of euthanasia? This title looks at how society responds to a dying, or chronically ill, person's wish to end his or her life. It considers the main areas of debate about euthanasia, including assisted suicide, passive and active euthanasia. The book then explores the arguments made by both sides of the debate and what is being done to protect and help dying people. Finally, you can find out how euthanasia could affect you and learn more about the issues involved.