Linking Visions: Feminist Bioethics, Human Rights, and the Developing World ( Studies in Social, Political, and Legal Philosophy Series(

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A thought provoking examination of the interrelationship between and among feminist bioethics, human rights, and global development, Linking Visions addresses global concerns about oppression in the context of health care, medical research, and population health. Reflecting the ever-expanding diversity and comprehensiveness of feminist bioethics, contributors examine such topics as reproductive rights of women in India, HIV/AIDs policies, patenting genetic material, the language of human rights, and consequences of the “Global Gag Rule”. Linking Visions demonstrates the far-reaching effects of feminism on global bioethics, highlighting and celebrating the reality that feminist work is no longer relegated solely to the realm of reproductive, sexual, or maternal ethics.
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Editorial Reviews

Laura Purdy
Another FAB feast! This collection of thought-provoking essays advances feminist bioethics—and all bioethics. Its gems will be building blocks for further research and a wonderful resource for teaching.
October 2006 Philosophy in Review
The collection is thought provoking....and well worth reading....It is a valuable contribution in the battle for a socially just world.
Wendy Rogers
In this collection, the editors have brought together an impressive range of international voices addressing the connections among feminism, human rights, and global development. The result is a fascinating and rigorous examination of the common ground between these three fundamental areas of bioethics. This collection demonstrates the significant contributions that feminist analysis can make to questions of human rights and development, and broadens the debate in important ways. Feminist ethics has much to offer, and much to gain from, dialogues of this nature.
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Meet the Author

Rosemarie Tong is Distinguished Professor of Health Care Ethics and director for professional and applied ethics at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. She is also adjunct professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Administration and adjunct professor in the doctoral program in public policy. Anne Donchin is professor emerita of philosophy at Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis. She is also adjunct professor of women's studies, professor of philanthropic studies, and adjunct professor of medical humanities. Susan Dodds is associate professor of philosophy at the University of Wollongong in Australia.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction: Integrating Global and Local Perspectives Part 2 Part I: Exploring Affinities between Feminist Bioethics and Human Rights Chapter 3 What Feminism Can Teach Global Ethics Chapter 4 Integrating Bioethics and Human Rights: Toward a Global Feminist Approach Chapter 5 Bioethics, Difference, and Rights Chapter 6 Feminist Bioethics and the Language of Human Rights in the Chinese Context Chapter 8 Feminist Perspectives, Global Bioethics, and the Need for Moral Language Translation Skills Chapter 9 On Learning How to Care Appropriately: A Case for Developing a Model of Support to Those in Need Part 9 Part II: Contextualizing Reproduction: Particular Perspectives Chapter 10 Feminist Bioethics and Reproductive Rights of Women in India: Myth and Reality Chapter 11 Globalizing Reproductive Control: The Consequences of the "Global Gag Rule" Chapter 13 A Boy or a Girl: Is Any Choice Moral? The Ethics of Sex Selection and Sex Preselection in Context Chapter 14 Right-Making and Wrong-Making in Surrogate Motherhood: A Confucian Feminist Perspective Part 14 Part III: Righting Genetic Wrongs: Restoring Relationships Chapter 15 Patents on Genetic Material: A New Originary Accumulation Chapter 16 Genetic Restitution? DNA, Compensation, and Biological Families Part 17 Part IV: Viewing HIV Policies through a Human Rights Framework Chapter 19 Global Migrants, Gendered Tradition, and Human Rights: Black Africans and HIV in the United Kingdom Chapter 19 HIV/AIDS Policies: Compromising the Human Rights of Women
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