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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1986) 11 (2): 255–269.
Published: 01 April 1986
... include protections for handicapped newborns. Activists in the movement chose the issue of Baby Jane Doe because they believed it would attract welcome publicity, give them the appearance of supporting civil rights, and enhance their argument as to the legal rights of the fetus and thus strengthen the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1991) 16 (2): 383–395.
Published: 01 April 1991
... fetuses, usually in a twin pregnancy, and the other to reduce the number of fetuses in a multiple pregnancy. Medical technology makes it possible to abort a defective twin fetus while at the same time allowing the healthy twin to complete gestation. It also allows a previously infertile woman to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1994) 19 (2): 335–360.
Published: 01 April 1994
... , Sam S. 1987 . Maternal Substance Abuse: The Need to Provide Legal Protection for the Fetus. Southern California Law Review 60 : 1209 -38. Barr , Helen M. , Ann Pytkowicz Streissguth, Betty L. Darby, and Paul D. Sampson. 1990 . Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol, Caffeine, Tobacco and Aspirin...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2018) 43 (6): 1041–1046.
Published: 01 December 2018
... suggests that such efforts are deliberately designed to deplete reproductive rights advocates of scarce litigation resources. In two chapters, “The Eye of the Storm” and “Facing Your Fetus,” Sanger presents a social history of fetal life, including a dynamic historical review of fetal imagery in art, film...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2016) 41 (2): 181–209.
Published: 01 April 2016
... subsequent cases” ( Casey , 505 U.S. at 871). Given the state's interest in “potential life,” states retained the power to provide to a woman information that had “no direct relation to her health” but was relevant only to “the effect on the fetus” ( Casey , 505 U.S. at 915, 863, 883). Informed consent...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1985) 10 (2): 399–402.
Published: 01 April 1985
... so hostile and irreconcilable. To some extent, the two books coincide in their explanations of this infra-gender gap; but they also differ in important ways. Luker and Falik both hold that the abortion debate is not about the legal status of the fetus so much as about the social status of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1985) 10 (1): 81–92.
Published: 01 February 1985
... commissions made rec- ommendations touching on the status of the embryo or fetus; but treatment de- cisions about the elderly or severely impaired newborns raise similar problems .9 Many people look to bioethical commissions for guidance about the principles that should underlie emerging...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2013) 38 (2): 299–343.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Lynn M. Paltrow; Jeanne Flavin In November 2011, the citizens of Mississippi voted down Proposition 26, a “personhood” measure that sought to establish separate constitutional rights for fertilized eggs, embryos, and fetuses. This proposition raised the question of whether such measures could be...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1993) 18 (4): 967–982.
Published: 01 August 1993
... or a “qualified nonphysician” inform the woman of the availability of printed materials published by the state describing the fetus and the availability of medical assistance for childbirth, assistance in seeking child support from the father, and a list of agencies that provide...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2018) 43 (6): 1047–1053.
Published: 01 December 2018
... kidneys, duck embryos) or from human fetal cells. Ultimately, Hayflick's cell line—created from the lungs of an anonymous aborted fetus from Sweden—wins out. This story depicts the incremental pace of scientific development, the huge stakes of decisions made by federal regulators, and the vagaries of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2004) 29 (1): 147–153.
Published: 01 February 2004
..., legal, and medical conceptualizations of a sentient, autonomous, and agentic fetus has many feminist researchers and health care activists concerned that the woman in whose body the fetus resides has slipped from view, with significant consequences. In the first social science book on the topic...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2004) 29 (1): 154–156.
Published: 01 February 2004
..., legal, and medical conceptualizations of a sentient, autonomous, and agentic fetus has many feminist researchers and health care activists concerned that the woman in whose body the fetus resides has slipped from view, with significant consequences. In the first social science book on the topic...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2004) 29 (1): 156–160.
Published: 01 February 2004
... a sentient, autonomous, and agentic fetus has many feminist researchers and health care activists concerned that the woman in whose body the fetus resides has slipped from view, with significant consequences. In the first social science book on the topic, anthropologist Lisa M. Mitchell...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1984) 9 (3): 515–526.
Published: 01 June 1984
..., advances in medical care that have made maternal mortality from abdominal delivery a rare Occurrence, combined with an increased emphasis on the health of the fetus, have encouraged physicians to perform more cesarean deliveries. While it has been suggested that financial incentives also...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2000) 25 (3): 447–450.
Published: 01 June 2000
... and blame. Janet Golden’s article investigating mothers, alcohol consumption, and media coverage reveals how broad concerns about preventing fetal harm evolved into blaming women—not society or men—for irresponsible actions that threatened the fetus and an...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1992) 17 (1): 177–180.
Published: 01 February 1992
.... Discussing the effects of Roe, Tribe says (p. 142) that the ruling “gave both sides in the abortion debate what each needed most for its message: it gave legitimacy to the pro-choice position and attention to the more tradi- tional pro-life view.” Clearly, Roe did not create the absolutes-the fetus’s...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1991) 16 (1): 205–208.
Published: 01 February 1991
... company policy which excludes all fertile women from the workplace in order to protect an unborn fetus violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Ad. For further information contact Larry Gostin, Executive Director, American Society of Law and Medicine, 765 Commonwealth Ave., 16th Floor, Boston, MA...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1992) 17 (2): 384–388.
Published: 01 April 1992
... International, 1992. 182 pp. $15.95 paper. 386 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law Law and Ethics Aging and Ethics. Edited by Nancy S. Jecker. Totowa, NJ: Humana, 1991. 408 pp. $32.50 cloth. Bioethics and the Fetus. Edited by James M. Humber and Robert F. Almeder. Totowa, NJ: Hurnana...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1987) 12 (4): 824–826.
Published: 01 August 1987
... discussions of hormones are “gendered.” Janet Gallagher builds on this foundation with a complex analysis of ideas and legislation relevant to the fetus. The 1973 Roe v. Wade decision on abortion has established a complex pattern of litigation that is neither clearly supportive of nor antithetical to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1994) 19 (4): 813–835.
Published: 01 August 1994
...- ous, requiring medical monitoring and intervention. Birth and approaches to birth, both conventional (hospital) and alternative (home birth and mid- wifery), are now interpreted within the framework of what obstetricians consider “safe” for the fetus, for the parturient woman, and in a liability...