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    Who cares where you come from? cultivating virtues of indifference

    Lillehammer, Hallvard (2014) Who cares where you come from? cultivating virtues of indifference. In: Freeman, T. and Ebtehaj, F. and Graham, S. and Richards, M. (eds.) Relatedness in Assisted Reproduction: Families, Origins and Identities. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9781107038288.

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    Abstract

    Book synopsis: Assisted reproduction challenges and reinforces traditional understandings of family, kinship and identity. Sperm, egg and embryo donation and surrogacy raise questions about relatedness for parents, children and others involved in creating and raising a child. How socially, morally or psychologically significant is a genetic link between a donor-conceived child and their donor? What should children born through assisted reproduction be told about their origins? Does it matter if a parent is genetically unrelated to their child? How do experiences differ for men and women using collaborative reproduction in heterosexual or same-sex couples, single parent families or co-parenting arrangements? What impact does the wider cultural, socio-legal and regulatory context have? In this multidisciplinary book, an international team of academics and clinicians bring together new empirical research and social science, legal and bioethical perspectives to explore the key issue of relatedness in assisted reproduction.

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    Item Type: Book Section
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Philosophy
    Depositing User: Hallvard Lillehammer
    Date Deposited: 11 Jun 2014 09:22
    Last Modified: 29 Jul 2019 03:24
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/9927

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