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Feminist perspectives in medical ethics / edited by Helen Bequaert Holmes and Laura M. Purdy.

  • Holmes, Helen B.
[1992], ©1992
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Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [1992], ©1992.

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xii, 315 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index


A call to heal medicine / Helen Bequaert Holmes -- A call to heal ethics / Laura M. Purdy -- Feminist and medical ethics : two different approaches to contextual ethics / Susan Sherwin -- Feminist directions in medical ethics / Virginia L. Warren -- Women and AIDS : too little, too late? / Nora Kizer Bell -- Toward a feminist theory of disability / Susan Wendell -- If age becomes a standard for rationing health care ... / Nora Kizer Bell -- The role of caring in a theory of nursing ethics / Sara T. Fry -- A comment on Fry's "The role of caring in a theory of nursing ethics" / Jeannine Ross Boyer and James Lindemann Nelson -- Ethics of caring and the institutional ethics committee / Betty A. Sichel -- Re-visioning clinical research : gender and the ethics of experimental design / Sue V. Rosser -- An ethical problem concerning recent therapeutic research on breast cancer / Don Marquis -- Can clinical research be both ethical and scientific? : a commentary inspired by Rosser and Marquis / Helen Bequaert Holmes -- Choice, gift, or patriarchal bargain? Women's consent to in vitro fertilization in male infertility / Judith Lorber -- Is pregnancy necessary? Feminist concerns about ectogenesis / Julien S. Murphy -- The moral significance of birth / Mary Anne Warren -- Women in labor : some issues about informed consent / Rosalind Ekman Ladd -- Women, fetuses, medicine, and the law / Joan C. Callahan and James W. Knight -- Sex selection through prenatal diagnosis : a feminist critique / Dorothy C. Wertz and John C. Fletcher -- Cutting motherhood in two : some suspicions concerning surrogacy / Hilde Lindemann Nelson and James Lindemann Nelson -- Marxism and surrogacy / Kelly Oliver -- Selling babies and selling bodies / Sara Ann Ketchum --Commodification or compensation : a reply to Ketchum / H.M. Malm.


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