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Babies, child bearers and commodification: Anderson, Brazier et al., and the political economy of commercial surrogate motherhood.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10977156     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
It is argued by Anderson and also in the Brazier Report that Commercial Surrogate Motherhood (C.S.M.) contracts and agencies should be illegal on the grounds that C.S.M. involves the commodification of both mothers and babies. This paper takes issue with this view and argues that C.S.M. is not inconsistent with the proper respect for, and treatment of, children and women. A case for the legalization of C.S.M. is made.
Authors:
H V McLachlan; J K Swales
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Health care analysis : HCA : journal of health philosophy and policy     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1065-3058     ISO Abbreviation:  Health Care Anal     Publication Date:  2000  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-07-28     Completed Date:  2000-07-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9432537     Medline TA:  Health Care Anal     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1-18     Citation Subset:  E; H    
Affiliation:
Division of Sociology and Social Policy, School of Social Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University. H.McLachlan@gcal.uc.uk
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Commerce*
Commodification
Contracts
Ethics, Medical
Female
Humans
Politics
Pregnancy
Public Policy
Surrogate Mothers / legislation & jurisprudence*

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