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Gendercide : the implications of sex selection

Author: Mary Anne Warren
Publisher: Totowa, N.J. : Rowman & Allanheld, 1985.
Series: New feminist perspectives.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sex selection - Gendercidal precedents - Abortion.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Anne Warren
ISBN: 0847673340 9780847673346 0847673308 9780847673308
OCLC Number: 1043958530
Description: viii, 209 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
1. The prospect of sex selection --
2. Gendercidal precedents --
3. The extreme options --
4. Nonconsequentialist objections to sex selection --
5. More males/more violence? --
6. Other consequentialist objections --
7. The possible benefits --
8. The case for freedom of choice --
Conclusion --
Index.
Series Title: New feminist perspectives.
Responsibility: Mary Anne Warren.

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Sure to elicit controversy...she has opened up a much-needed forum for discussions of sex selection and its many potential hazards. * The Women's Review Of Books * Readers interested in feminist Read more...

 
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