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
Date Written: July 1, 1995
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
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