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Family-making : contemporary ethical challenges

Author: Françoise Baylis; Carolyn McLeod
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Series: Issues in biomedical ethics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A team of experts explore the ethics of making families through adoption or technologically assisted reproduction. They examine the moral choices involved, and the social norms that can distort decision-making, such as the norm in favour of having biologically related children, or the privileging of a traditional understanding of family.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Family-making.
(DLC) 2013955760
(OCoLC)872702144
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Françoise Baylis; Carolyn McLeod
ISBN: 9780191019289 0191019283 9780191757099 0191757098
OCLC Number: 884725835
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 316 pages)
Contents: Goods of parenting / Harry Brighouse and Adam Swift --
Goods of childhood and children's rights / Samantha Brennan --
Critique of the bionormative concept of the family / Charlotte Witt --
Families of assisted reproduction and adoption / Lucy Blake, Martin Richards, and Susan Golombok --
What is the value of procreation? / Christine Overall --
Unique value of adoption / Tina Rulli --
State regulation and assisted reproduction : balancing the interests of parents and children / Jurgen De Wispelaere and Daniel Weinstock --
"Not for the faint of heart" : assessing the status quo on adoption and parental licensing / Carolyn McLeod and Andrew Botterell --
On non-biological maternity, or "my daughter is going to be a father!" / Julie Crawford --
Special responsibilities of parents using technologically assisted reproduction / James Lindemann Nelson --
Adoptee vulnerability and post-adoptive parental obligation / Mianna Lotz --
Political geography of whites adopting Black children in the United States / Heath Fogg Davis --
Analogies to adoption in arguments against anonymous gamete donation : geneticizing the desire to know / Kimberly Leighton --
Transnational commercial contract pregnancy in India / Françoise Baylis --
Aged parenting through ART and other means / Jennifer A. Parks.
Series Title: Issues in biomedical ethics.
Responsibility: edited by Françoise Baylis and Carolyn McLeod.

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