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Surrogacy, Law and Human Rights

Author: Paula Gerber; Katie O'Byrne
Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2015.
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Surrogacy presents particularly complex questions for human rights law and theory. This book provides a unique and insightful examination into the underexplored issues of how domestic and international law is responding to the sharp increase in the use of surrogacy. The work presents critical analysis of the current regulation of surrogacy via domestic law in Australia, India and the USA, and international law in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gerber, Paula, Assoc Prof
Surrogacy, Law and Human Rights
Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd,c2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paula Gerber; Katie O'Byrne
ISBN: 9781472451255 1472451252
OCLC Number: 913698391
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (238 p.)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Foreword; 1 Surrogacy and Human Rights: Contemporary, Complex, Contested and Controversial; 2 Surrogacy: A Personal Perspective; 3 Theoretical Approaches to Human Dignity, Human Rights and Surrogacy; 4 Through the Looking-Glass: A Proposal for National Reform of Australia's Surrogacy Legislation; 5 Extra-Territoriality and Surrogacy: The Problem of State and Territory Moral Sovereignty; 6 Souls in the House of Tomorrow: The Rights of Children Born via Surrogacy; 7 The Surrogate in Commercial Surrogacy: Legal and Ethical Considerations 8 Recognition of Parentage in Surrogacy Arrangements in Australia9 Surrogacy in India: Strong Demand, Weak Laws; 10 Surrogacy: American Style; Index

Abstract:

Surrogacy presents particularly complex questions for human rights law and theory. This book provides a unique and insightful examination into the underexplored issues of how domestic and international law is responding to the sharp increase in the use of surrogacy. The work presents critical analysis of the current regulation of surrogacy via domestic law in Australia, India and the USA, and international law in the form of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Including a wide range of views from academics and practitioners around the world, the contributors consider what could be.
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`This book on the developing field of surrogacy law, across a number of jurisdictions, tackles an intricate and sensitive legal subject. It is one that has grown out of modern biological technology Read more...

 
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