BEOnline volume 3, issue 4, P41-67 2016 DOI: 10.20541/beonline.2016.0008 View full text
Ayodele Jegede, Olufunke Adegoke

Abstract: AbstractEnd-of-life decision making is value-laden within the context of culture and bioethics. Also, ethics committee role is difficult to understand on this, thus need for ethnomethodological perspective in an expanding bioethical age.Anthropological approach was utilized to document Yoruba definition and perspective of death, cultural beliefs about end-of-life decision making, factors influencing it and ethics committee role. Interviews were conducted among selected Yoruba resident in Akinyele LGA, Oyo Sta…

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