general. Attention to women's experiences, so long absent from political theory, must provide us with ways of understanding and conceptualizing the individual-in-relationship that will allow us to speak more effectively about the simultaneity of human autonomy and interdependence, of freedom and commitment in social and political life.
I wish to acknowledge the help of Nancy ("Ann") Davis, Robert Goodin, Amy Gutmann, Mona Harrington, Virginia Held, Will Kymlicka, Martha Minow, Susan Okin, Kate Tyler, members of the 1990 Mellon Faculty Center at Vassar College, and members of the 1991- 1992 Program in Ethics and Public Affairs at Princeton University. The final version of this paper was written while I was a Fellow at the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University, for whose support I am grateful.
This chapter is revised from Mary L. Shanley, "'Surrogate Mothering' and Women's Freedom: A Critique of Contracts for Human Reproduction", Signs 18( 3):618-639 ( 1993). Reprinted with permission from the publisher, the University of Chicago Press.
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Publication information: Book title: Expecting Trouble:Surrogacy, Fetal Abuse, and New Reproductive Technologies. Contributors: Patricia Boling - Editor. Publisher: Westview Press. Place of publication: Boulder, CO. Publication year: 1995. Page number: 171.