Biotechnology and Culture: Bodies, Anxieties, Ethics

By Paul E. Brodwin | Go to book overview

INDEX
abortion, 80, 117n26, 126, 142; debates over, 85, 147; and surrogacy, 76, 77, 133
Ackerman, Michael, 180, 186
activism: birth control, 268; Huntington’s disease, 205
A.D.A.M., 181
adoption, 79, 81, 82, 86, 92, 93, 95n7, 104, 110, 130; and the adopted children’s movement, 81, 93, 95n7; and anonymity, 81, 86, 93
Aeschylus: Eumenides, 76; Seven against Thebes, 75, 79
agency, 40, 43, 44, 69, 127, 129, 133, 136, 140, 144n14, 178, 179, 246; community, 251–252, 253; of local medical practitioners, 253; in medical treatment, 242; patient, 244, 259; technological, 210
aging, 29, 69; and cell culture, 60; simulation of, 177
alienation, 43, 115n7, 127, 278; and alienated labor, 76, 89, 102–103, 109, 147– 149, 150
Allen, Anita, 106
altruism: and organ donation, 228; and women, 124, 138
amniocentesis, 147; refusal of, 6. See also testing: prenatal diagnostic
Anderson, Mark F., 118
animation, computer, 175–177, 180. See also reanimation; simulation; virtual reality
anonymity: and adoption, 81, 86, 93; donor, 58, 81, 95n7, 96n22, 141, 182, 185, 186
anxiety, 9, 134, 136, 201, 202, 233; and ultrasound, 151
Apel, Karl-Otto, 212
Appadurai, Arjun, 2, 153–154, 157, 280
Aristotle, 87, 89
assisted reproductive technologies (ART), 100, 107, 110, 112, 114n8, 130; language of, 121, 141. See also in-vitro fertilization; new reproductive technologies; reproduction: and reproductive technologies; transfer: embryo
Atwood, Margaret, 268; The Handmaid’s Tale, 76, 87
authority: of biomedicine, 264; cultural, 269; doxic, 8–9; of intended parents, 140; medical, 149, 158, 246, 258; of people at risk, 203, 204; scholarly, 6; scientific, 3–4; techno-rational, 269
autonomy: individual, 5, 6, 40, 44, 56, 67, 69, 102, 130, 225, 226, 253; of local medical practitioners, 253; parental, 213; of patients, 178, 212, 244
avatar, 178, 179–180
Baby Jessica, 79–80
Baby M., 78, 79, 80, 82, 86, 88, 117n29. See also custody disputes; surrogacy: traditional; Whitehead, Mary Beth
Badler, Norman, 179
Becker, Gay, 130, 131
Bergson, Henri, 55
best interests of the child, 86, 96n17, 104, 109, 115nn9, 11, 213, 217, 220
bioethics, 10, 211, 215, 225, 233
biomedicine, 3–4, 29, 264, 265, 270, 271– 273, 275, 276, 279–280, 281; and power, 124, 127
biopower, 4, 141
birth, 77, 79, 87, 90, 156; as a collaborative process, 100–101

-289-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Note: primary sources have slightly different requirements for citation. Please see these guidelines for more information.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
Biotechnology and Culture: Bodies, Anxieties, Ethics
Table of contents

Table of contents

Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
Items saved from this book
  • Bookmarks
  • Highlights & Notes
  • Citations
/ 297

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Search by... Author
    Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.