Prenatal testing and disability rights / edited by Erik Parens and Adrienne Asch.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, c2000.
Description
xvi, 371 p. ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Related name
Series
Hastings Center studies in ethics. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Introduction / Erik Parens and Adrienne Asch -- The Disability Rights Critique of Prenatal Genetic Testing: Reflections and Recommendations / Erik Parens and Adrienne Asch -- The Current State of Prenatal Genetic Testing in the United States / Cynthia M. Powell -- Somewhere a Mockingbird / Deborah Kent -- Why I Had Amniocentesis / Mary Ann Baily -- The Experience of Disability in Families: A Synthesis of Research and Parent Narratives / Philip M. Ferguson, Alan Gartner and Dorothy K. Lipsky -- Ways to Limit Prenatal Testing / William Ruddick -- Disability, Prenatal Testing, and Selective Abortion / Bonnie Steinbock -- Technology and the Genetic Imaginary: Prenatal Testing and the Construction of Disability / Bruce Jennings -- Why Members of the Disability Community Oppose Prenatal Diagnosis and Selective Abortion / Marsha Saxton -- On the Expressivity and Ethics of Selective Abortion for Disability: Conversations with My Son / Eva Feder Kittay and Leo Kittay --
  • The Meaning of the Act: Reflections on the Expressive Force of Reproductive Decision Making and Policies / James Lindemann Nelson -- Assessing the Expressive Character of Prenatal Testing: The Choices Made or the Choices Made Available? / Nancy Press -- Why I Haven't Changed My Mind about Prenatal Diagnosis: Reflections and Refinements / Adrienne Asch -- Drawing Lines: Notes for Policymakers / Dorothy C. Wertz -- Line Drawing: Developing Professional Standards for Prenatal Diagnostic Services / Jeffrey R. Botkin -- Prenatal Genetic Testing and the Courts / Pilar N. Ossorio -- Reflections from the Trenches: One Doctor's Encounter with Disability Rights Arguments / Steven J. Ralston -- What Difference the Disability Community Arguments Should Make for the Delivery of Prenatal Genetic Information / Barbara Bowles Bielecker and Lori Hamby.
ISBN
  • 0878408037 (cloth : acid-free paper)
  • 0878408045 (paper : acid-free paper)
LCCN
00026361
OCLC
43615470
RCP
C - S

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