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Title Family-making : contemporary ethical challenges / edited by Françoise Baylis and Carolyn McLeod.

Publication Info. Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  176 F198F    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xiii, 316 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Issues in biomedical ethics
Issues in biomedical ethics.
Contents Goods of parenting / Harry Brighouse and Adam Swift -- Goods of childhood and children's rights / Samantha Brennan -- Critique of the bionormative concept of the family / Charlotte Witt -- Families of assisted reproduction and adoption / Lucy Blake, Martin Richards, and Susan Golombok -- What is the value of procreation? / Christine Overall -- Unique value of adoption / Tina Rulli -- State regulation and assisted reproduction : balancing the interests of parents and children / Jurgen De Wispelaere and Daniel Weinstock -- "Not for the faint of heart" : assessing the status quo on adoption and parental licensing / Carolyn McLeod and Andrew Botterell -- On non-biological maternity, or "my daughter is going to be a father!" / Julie Crawford -- Special responsibilities of parents using technologically assisted reproduction / James Lindemann Nelson -- Adoptee vulnerability and post-adoptive parental obligation / Mianna Lotz -- Political geography of whites adopting Black children in the United States / Heath Fogg Davis -- Analogies to adoption in arguments against anonymous gamete donation : geneticizing the desire to know / Kimberly Leighton -- Transnational commercial contract pregnancy in India / Françoise Baylis -- Aged parenting through ART and other means / Jennifer A. Parks.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Explores the moral choices of making or expanding families through adoption or technologically-assisted reproduction and highlights the social norms that can distort decision-making.
Subject Human reproductive technology -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Adoption -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Reproductive Techniques -- ethics.
Added Author Baylis, Françoise, 1961- editor.
McLeod, Carolyn, editor.
ISBN 9780199656066 (hardback)
0199656061 (hardback)
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