Reproductive Technologies and the Law: Norplant and the Bad Mother

Marriage & Family Review, Vol. 21, No. 3 & 4, pp. 259-281, 1995

Posted: 8 Apr 2010

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Margot E. Young

University of British Columbia (UBC) - Faculty of Law

Date Written: July 1, 1995

Abstract

Examines some of the mechanisms by which the Norplant Contraceptive System has created the opportunity for concern about the reproductive choices of certain women to take this particular punitive and regulatory form. Destabilizing and reinforcing effects of new technology on relevant systems of political and social norms; Legal regulation of women's reproductive capacities.

Keywords: Reproductive technology, Contraceptives, Moral & ethical aspects

Suggested Citation

Young, Margot E., Reproductive Technologies and the Law: Norplant and the Bad Mother (July 1, 1995). Marriage & Family Review, Vol. 21, No. 3 & 4, pp. 259-281, 1995 , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1586551

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