The Routledge Handbook of Feminist Bioethics

Wendy A. Rogers (Editor), Jackie Leach Scully (Editor), Stacy M. Carter (Editor), Vikki A. Entwistle (Editor), Catherine Mills (Editor)

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The Routledge Handbook of Feminist Bioethics is an outstanding resource for anyone with an interest in feminist bioethics, with chapters covering topics from justice and power to the climate crisis. Comprising forty-two chapters by emerging and established scholars, the volume is divided into six parts: I Foundations of feminist bioethics II Identity and identifications III Science, technology and research IV Health and social care V Reproduction and making families VI Widening the scope of feminist bioethics The volume is essential reading for anyone with an interest in bioethics or feminist philosophy, and will prove an invaluable resource for scholars, teachers and advanced students Chapters 2, 22, and 30 of this book will soon be freely available as downloadable Open Access PDFs under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license at

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationOxford, UK
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages610
ISBN (Electronic)9781000609158, 9781003016885
ISBN (Print)9780367860998, 9781032290393
Publication statusPublished - 28 Jul 2022

Publication series

NameRoutledge Handbooks in Applied Ethics

Bibliographical note

Lanoix: This research was supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Imagining Age Friendly “communities within communities”: International Promising Practices, PG 895-2018-1013, Director, Dr. Tamara Daly, York University. Luna: Research reported in my chapter was supported by the Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number R25TW001605. The content is solely the responsibility of the author and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.McLeod: Some of the ideas in my chapter were developed in Andrew Botterell and Carolyn McLeod, “Can a Right to Reproduce Justify the Status Quo on Parental Licensing?” Permissible Progeny. Ed. R. Vernon, S. Hannan, and S. Brennan. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. pp. 184-207.Scott: The author jointly holds (together with Professor Stephen Wilkinson, Lancaster University) a Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator Award entitled “The Donation and Transfer of Human Reproductive Materials” (Grant No. 097894/Z/11/Z, 2013-21, £950,000) and would like to thank the Trust for its support of her research. Sudenkaarne: I would like to thank the Kone Foundation project Technology Ethics and Reproduction (321711, Tampere University) and the Academy of Finland project Social Study of Antimicrobial Resistance (324322, University of Helsinki) for support in different stages of writing this chapter. Turkmendag: This chapter draws on Ilke Turkmendag’s project “Sins of the mother: Socio-legal imaginaries of epigenetics” funded by the British Academy/Leverhulme Trust Small Grant SRG18R1\180531. Zeiler: I thank the colleagues at the seminar Body, Knowledge, Subjectivity for comments on a previous version of the chapter, and the Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet, dnr: 2016-00784, Consolidator Grant “A Feminist Approach to Medical Screening”) for financial support for parts of this research.


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