Racial Differences in Attitudes toward Euthanasia

  title={Racial Differences in Attitudes toward Euthanasia},
  author={Jason Adam Wasserman and Jeffrey Michael Clair and Ferris Joseph Ritchey},
This article examines racial differences in attitudes toward euthanasia. Many researchers assert distrust of medicine as a substantive explanation for less favorable attitudes toward euthanasia among African Americans, although quantitative measurement has been unsuccessful in showing this. In this article, spiritual meaning, perceived capacity for discrimination (distrust), individual experiences with physicians, and access to healthcare are hypothesized as intervening variables in the… CONTINUE READING