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Contemporary Issues in Biomedicine, Ethics, and Society

The Custom-Made Child?

Women-Centered Perspectives

Authors: Holmes, Helen B., Hoskins, Betty B., Gross, Michael

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Women most fully experience the consequences of human reproductive technologies. Men who convene to evaluate such technologies discuss "them": the women who must accept, avoid, or even resist these technologies; the women who consume technologies they did not devise; the women who are the objects of policies made by men. So often the input of women is neither sought nor listened to. The privileged insights and perspectives that women bring to the consideration of technologies in human reproduction are the subject of these volumes, which constitute the revised and edited record of a Workshop on "Ethical Issues in Human Reproduction Technology: Analysis by Women" (EIRTAW), held in June, 1979, at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts. Some 80 members of the workshop, 90 percent of them women (from 24 states), represented diverse occupations and personal histories, different races and classes, varied political commitments. They included doctors, nurses, and scientists, lay midwives, consumer advocates, historians, and sociologists, lawyers, policy analysts, and ethicists. Each session, however, made plain that ethics is an everyday concern for women in general, as well as an academic profession for some.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Custom-Made Child?
Book Subtitle
Women-Centered Perspectives
Authors
Series Title
Contemporary Issues in Biomedicine, Ethics, and Society
Copyright
1981
Publisher
Humana Press
Copyright Holder
Humana Press Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-4612-6007-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4612-6007-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-89603-024-4
Softcover ISBN
978-0-89603-025-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 368
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