Chapter 16. Sex Selection: The Feminist Response

  1. Justine Burley and
  2. John Harris
  1. Diemut Bubeck

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756423.ch16

A Companion to Genethics

A Companion to Genethics

How to Cite

Bubeck, D. (2004) Sex Selection: The Feminist Response, in A Companion to Genethics (eds J. Burley and J. Harris), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756423.ch16

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631206989

Online ISBN: 9780470756423

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Keywords:

  • feminist response;
  • postconceptive;
  • sex determination;
  • enpirical predictions;
  • misogyny

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Developments in Sex-selective Technology and Practice

  • Empirical Predictions

  • Consequentialist Arguments

  • Radical Feminist Argument: Patriarchy and Gynicide

  • The Liberal Position: The Importance of Choice

  • Liberty, Equality, and Justice

  • Notes