Reproductive Technologies

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737733310
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 5/28/2007
  • Series: Opposing Viewpoints Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 235
  • Age range: 16 - 18 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents


Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints?     11
Introduction     14
How Do Reproductive Technologies Impact Society?
Chapter Preface     19
Reproductive Technologies Destroy Families   Tricia Smith Vaughan     21
Reproductive Technologies Help Families   Bonnie Gilbert     29
Egg Donation Puts Women at Risk   Judy Norsigian     39
Egg Donation Brings Joy to Women: Heidi and "Tawni"   Nell Bernstein     48
Future Harms of Reproductive Technologies Are Worth Opposing Now   Sujatha Jesudason     54
Periodical Bibliography     62
What Ethical Issues Arise in Reproductive Technologies?
Chapter Preface     64
Embryos Deserve the Moral Status of Persons   Rogeer Hoedemaekers     66
Embryos Do Not Deserve the Moral Status of Persons   Michael J. Sandel     73
A Secular Regard for the Human Body Means Restricting Reproductive Technologies   Ingrid Schneider     80
A Secular Regard for Human Liberty Means Allowing Reproductive Technologies   John A. Robertson     87
Intervention in God's Plan for Natural Reproduction Is Wrong   John B. Shea     93
Religion Should Not Interfere in Bioethics   George Dvorsky     99
Periodical Bibliography     107
Should Limits Be Placed on Current Reproductive Technologies?
Chapter Preface     109
Some Reproductive Technologies Should Be Suspended   Elizabeth Marquardt     112
Some Reproductive Technologies Should Be Allowed to Proceed with Caution   Paul Lauritzen     121
Sex Selection Technologies Should Be Left to Parental Choice   Edgar Dahl     129
Sex Selection Technologies Should Not Be Left to Parental Choice   Marcy Darnovsky     139
Older Women Should Be Allowed to Use Reproductive Technologies to Become Mothers   Jennie Bristow     148
Older Women Should Be Discouraged from Using Reproductive Technologies to Become Mothers   Jamie Borland     154
The Government Should Support Embryo Adoptions   Daniel I. Wallance     161
Embryo Adoptions Are a Waste of Government Money   Arthur Caplan     167
Periodical Bibliography     173
Should New Reproductive Technologies Be Pursued?
Chapter Preface     175
Research Cloning Is a Threat   Charles Krauthammer     178
Research Cloning Is Not Likely to Be a Threat   Robin Marantz Henig     186
Parents Should Be Free to Use "Designer Baby" Technologies   Krista Conger     196
Society Should Restrict "Designer Baby" Technologies   Shannon Brownlee     204
Periodical Bibliography     212
For Further Discussion     213
Organizations to Contact     216
Bibliography of Books     220
Index     224
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