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Surrogate Motherhood: Politics and Privacy
     

Surrogate Motherhood: Politics and Privacy

by Lawrence O. Gostin (Editor), Lawrence O Gostin (Editor)
 

"... glimpses of intriguing changes in social arrangements and cultural understandings in relation to surrogacy. Disturbing motherhood indeed." —New Scientist

"Larry Gostin has put together the definitive collection of essays on one of the most perplexing and titillating topics in contemporary medical ethics. This book includes contributions from some of the

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"... glimpses of intriguing changes in social arrangements and cultural understandings in relation to surrogacy. Disturbing motherhood indeed." —New Scientist

"Larry Gostin has put together the definitive collection of essays on one of the most perplexing and titillating topics in contemporary medical ethics. This book includes contributions from some of the leading scholars on the legal, ethical, and social aspects of surrogacy, as well as several critical perspectives on the famous Baby M case—must reading for understanding the surrogate motherhood controversy." —Robert M. Veatch

"Highly recommended... " —Choice

"... a valuable resource for those concerned with an exceedingly difficult ethical, legal, and political problem."—Ethics

"There is a wealth of information here on the current ‘status questionis’ in the United States, and anyone involved in the surrogacy debate, in the U.S. or otherwise, will find working through this material very worthwhile." —Canadian Philosophical Review

"... an excellent sample of some of the best and most varied thinking so far on the numerous conceptual, moral, social, and policy questions raised by contract motherhood." —The Journal of Clinical Ethics

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253326041
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
05/28/1990
Series:
Medical Ethics Series
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.44(w) x 9.56(h) x 1.26(d)

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