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Prenatal testing and disability rights

Author: Erik Parens; Adrienne Asch
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, ©2000.
Series: Hastings Center studies in ethics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In these essays, health care professionals, scholars, and members of the disability community debate the implications of prenatal testing for people with disabilitties and for parent-child relationships generally."--Cover.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Prenatal testing and disability rights.
Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)606462128
Online version:
Prenatal testing and disability rights.
Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)608390526
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Parens; Adrienne Asch
ISBN: 0878408037 9780878408030 0878408045 9780878408047 9780878407804 0878407804
OCLC Number: 43615470
Description: xvi, 371 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The disability rights critique of prenatal genetic testing: reflections and recommendations / Erik Parens and Adrienne Asch --
The current state of prenatal genetic testing in the United States / Cynthia M. Powell --
Somewhere a mockingbird / Deborah Kent --
Why I had amniocentesis / Mary Ann Baily --
The experience of disability in families: a synthesis of research and parent narratives / Philip M. Ferguson, Alan Gartner, and Dorothy K. Lipsky --
Ways to limit prenatal testing / William Ruddick --
Disability, prenatal testing, and selective abortion / Bonnie Steinbock --
Technology and the genetic imaginary: prenatal testing and the construction of disability / Bruce Jennings --
Why members of the disability community oppose prenatal diagnosis and selective abortion / Marsha Saxton --
On the expressivity and ethics of selective abortion for disability: conversations with my son / Eva Feder Kittay with Leo Kittay --
The meaning of the act: reflections on the expressive force of reproductive decision making and policies / James Lindemann Nelson --
Assessing the expressive character of prenatal testing: the choices made or the choices made available? / Nancy Press --
Why I haven't changed my mind about prenatal diagnosis: reflections and refinements / Adrienne Asch --
Drawing lines: notes for policymakers / Dorothy C. Wertz --
Line drawing: developing professional standards for prenatal diagnostic services / Jeffrey R. Botkin --
Prenatal genetic testing and the courts / Pilar N. Ossorio --
Reflections from the trenches: one doctor's encounter with disability rights arguments / Steven J. Ralston --
What difference the disability community arguments should make for the delivery of prenatal genetic information / Barbara Bowles Biesecker and Lori Hamby.
Series Title: Hastings Center studies in ethics.
Responsibility: edited by Erik Parens, Adrienne Asch.

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Used primarily to decide to abort a fetus that would have been born with mental or physical impairments, prenatal tests arguably reinforce discrimination against and misconceptions about people with  Read more...

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Essential reading for anyone working in perinatal medicine and genetic counseling. Health Progress

 
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