A Legal-Political Framework for Feminist Bioethics: The Case of International Gestational Surrogacy

Abstract
In “The Critical Turn in Feminist Bioethics,” Margrit Shildrick argues that, while “the question of what constitutes a specifically feminist bioethics is far from self-evident”, a characteristically “feminist” approach to bioethical investigation must navigate the rapid waters of medical and clinical practice while avoiding two equally harmful tendencies that have the power to disarm feminist bioethics from within: first, the tendency to trade the concrete, pragmatic, and embodied dimensions of ethical life for abstract principles “far removed from the material and often mundane context in which biomedical encounters take place ; and second, the tendency to combat the abstractness of classical...
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
DOI 10.3138/ijfab.10.1.50
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

Our Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 33,741
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

Reconciling the Disability Critique and Reproductive Liberty: The Case of Negative Genetic Selection.Melinda C. Hall - 2013 - International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 6 (1):121-143.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Feminist Issues in Domestic and Transnational Surrogacy: The Case of Japan.Jennifer Parks - 2014 - Ijfab: International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 7 (2):121-143.
Merit and Money: The Situated Ethics of Transnational Commercial Surrogacy in Thailand.Andrea Whittaker - 2014 - International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 7 (2):100-120.
The Normative Importance of Pregnancy Challenges Surrogacy Contracts.Anca Gheaus - 2016 - Analize. Journal of Gender and Feminist Studies 6 (20):20-31.
Surrogacy in Australia: New Legal Developments.Renate Klein - 2011 - Bioethics Research Notes 23 (2):23.
Fair Trade International Surrogacy.Casey Humbyrd - 2009 - Developing World Bioethics 9 (3):111-118.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2017-03-26

Total downloads
8 ( #566,148 of 2,263,112 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #382,759 of 2,263,112 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Monthly downloads

My notes

Sign in to use this feature