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Dying at the Margins: Reflections on Justice and Healing for Inner-City Poor

David Wendell Moller


Dying at the Margins: Reflections on Justice and Healing for Inner-City Poor gives voice to a most vulnerable and disempowered population—the urban dying poor—and connects them to the voices of leaders in end-of-life care. Chapters written by these experts in the field discuss the issues that challenge patients and their loved ones, as well as offering insights into how to improve the quality of their lives. In an illuminating and timely follow-up to Dancing with Broken Bones, all discussions revolve around the actual experiences of the patients previously documented, encouraging a greater und ... More

Keywords: compassion, justice, healing, inner-city poor, dying poor, marginalized populations, poverty, racism, end-of-life care, palliative care, dignity in dying

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Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780199760145
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199760145.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Wendell Moller, editor
Director of Health Care Ethics, Anne Arundel Medical Center

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11 Notes from the Trenches

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12 Reflections on an Urban Thoreau

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13 Cowboy’s Legacy

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