Maria De Koninck

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Stolen Motherhood

Surrogacy and Made-to-Order Children

Neither marginal nor secret, contracting surrogate mothers is growing rapidly and is regarded as socially progressive. Yet the “process” is vitiated from the get go, i.e., … 194 View
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Introduction

From: Stolen Motherhood

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The introduction looks at legality in Quebec and Canada and establishes some vocabulary definitions. 24 $2.40 Add
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Surrogacy’s Emergence, Development, and International Expansion

From: Stolen Motherhood

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The author begins by examining the social, cultural, and economic factors that underpin surrogacy, claiming that it is essential to examine it in today’s context while identifying the … 32 $3.20 Add
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Women’s Issues

From: Stolen Motherhood

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This chapter looks at the evolution of the concept/experience of motherhood, and the author asserts that society is increasingly viewing pregnancy and childbirth from a utilitarian perspective, … 33 $3.30 Add
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The Child at the Heart of Surrogacy

From: Stolen Motherhood

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This chapter focuses on the children at the "heart" of surrogacy, highlighting these children’s wellbeing, future, and all other considerations, which the author argues are … 23 $2.30 Add
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Wanting a Child versus Human Dignity

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The author critiques the for-profit contract based model of surrogacy and looks at the implications of this model. She touches on concepts of medical ethics, individualism, social infertility, … 22 $2.20 Add
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The Pieces of the Puzzle

From: Stolen Motherhood

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This chapter examines three dimensions of surrogacy more closely: "the health of mother and child, the use of anthropological knowledge in the debate surrounding it, and the illusion that … 22 $2.20 Add
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Conclusion

From: Stolen Motherhood

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The conclusion touches on the nature of the demand for surrogacy and argues that surrogacy should be banned internationally. 13 $1.30 Add
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Afterword

Legitimizing Surrogacy — A Social Setback

From: Surrogacy in Canada

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