Hypatia 21 (4):40-57 (2001)
Abstract: In liberal societies (where birth control is generally accepted and available), many people decide whether or not they wish to become parents. One key question in making this decision is, What kind of parent will I be? Parenting competence can be ranked from excellent to competent to poor. Cassidy argues that those who can foresee being poor parents, or even merely competent ones, should opt not to parent
Similar books and articles
Use or refuse reproductive genetic technologies: Which would a 'good parent' do?Janet Malek - 2013 - Bioethics 27 (2):59-64.
Natural versus assisted reproduction. In search of fairness.Daniela Cutas & Lisa Bortolotti - 2010 - Studies in Ethics, Law and Technology 4 (1).
Parent–Child Roles in Decision Making About Medical Research.Victoria A. Miller, William W. Reynolds & Robert M. Nelson - 2008 - Ethics and Behavior 18 (2-3):161 – 181.
The terror of explicitness: philosophical remarks on the idea of a parenting contract.Stefan Ramaekers & Bert Lambeir - 2007 - Ethics and Education 2 (2):95-107.
Correlates of parental participation during informed consent for randomized clinical trials in the treatment of childhood leukemia.Dennis Drotar, Victoria Miller, Victoria Willard, Kyle Anthony & Eric Kodish - 2004 - Ethics and Behavior 14 (1):1 – 15.
Added to PP
Historical graph of downloads
Citations of this work
Just Policy? An Ethical Analysis of Early Intervention Policy Guidance.Rose Mortimer, Alex McKeown & Ilina Singh - 2018 - American Journal of Bioethics 18 (11):43-53.
Biopower, Styles of Reasoning, and What's Still Missing from the Stem Cell Debates.Shelley Tremain - 2010 - Hypatia 25 (3):577 - 609.
How Much of What Matters Can We Redistribute? Love, Justice, and Luck.Anca Gheaus - 2009 - Hypatia 24 (4):68-90.
Parenthood and Procreation.Tim Bayne & Avery Kolers - forthcoming - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
References found in this work
Love’s Labor: Essays on Women, Equality and Dependency.Eva Feder Kittay - 1999 - Routledge.
Feminist Morality: Transforming Culture, Society, and Politics.Virginia Held - 1993 - University of Chicago Press.
Women and Moral Theory.Eva Feder Kittay, Carol Gilligan, Annette C. Baier, Michael Stocker, Christina H. Sommers, Kathryn Pyne Addelson, Virginia Held, Thomas E. Hill Jr, Seyla Benhabib, George Sher, Marilyn Friedman, Jonathan Adler, Sara Ruddick, Mary Fainsod, David D. Laitin, Lizbeth Hasse & Sandra Harding - 1987 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
Maternal Thinking: Toward a Politics of Peace.Sara Ruddick & Patricia Hill Collins - 1994 - Hypatia 9 (2):188-198.