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Religion and attitudes concerning euthanasia: Australia in the 1990s

Sikora, Joanna


What was the influence of religious identity, beliefs and practices on attitudes to euthanasia in Australia during the 1990s? To address this question I analyse data from national representative surveys and find that denomination, church attendance and beliefs in personal God all made a difference to attitudes to voluntary and non-voluntary euthanasia in unique ways. Moreover, the acceptance of a scientific outlook, comprising elements of Darwinism and modern cosmology, enhanced support for the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Sociology
DOI: 10.1177/1440783308099985


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