Regulating the New Reproductive Technologies

  • George J. Annas
Commentary
Part of the Contemporary Issues in Biomedicine, Ethics, and Society book series (CIBES)

Abstract

I am pleased to comment on the paper of Ms. Andrews. Although I will take a significantly different approach than hers, we are all indebted to her for attempting what may be an impossible task, i.e., giving the feminist perspective on the new reproductive technologies. There are a number of “feminist perspectives” on these highly emotional and personal issues. I see my primary task here as presenting an alternative one.

Keywords

Infertility Stake 

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Notes and References

  1. 1.
    A more detailed discussion is contained in chapter 9, “Noncoital Reproduction” in Elias, S. and Annas, G. J., Reproductive Genetics and the Law (1987), and Elias and Annas, Social Policy Considerations in Noncoital Reproduction, Journal of the American Medical Association, 1986; 255:61–68.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    For a more detailed discussion of the Baby M case see, Annas, G. J., The Case of Baby M: Babies (and Justice) for Sale, Hastings Center Report, June, 1987.Google Scholar

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