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Ethics and Intersex

Ethics and Intersex

29, International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine
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Preface Introduction; Sharon E. Sytsma The Role of Genes and Hormones in Sexual Differentiation; S.F. Kemp. Towards a More Inclusive Conception of Gender-Diversity for Intersex Advocacy and Ethics; D.T. Ozar. Intersex and the Rhetorics of Healing; J.D. Hester. Intersex and Human Rights; A.D. Dreger. International Legal Developments Protecting the Autonomy Rights of Sexual Minorities: Who Should Determine the Appropriate Treatment for an Intersex Infant?; J.A. Greenberg. The Right to be Wrong: Sex and Gender Decisions; M. Diamond, H. Glenn Beh. Advances in Treating (Or Not Treating) Intersexed Persons: Understanding Resistances to Change; E.G. Howe. Experiments in Gender: Ethics at the Boundaries of Clinical Practice and Research; T.F. Murphy. Prenatal Gender Imprinting and Medical Decision-Making: Genetic Male Neonates with Severely Inadequate Penises; W.G. Reiner. Gender Identity and Intersexuality; K.J. Zucker. Intersex, East and West; G.L. Warne, V. Bhatia. Adult Outcomes of Feminizing Surgery; S.M. Creighton. Clinical Management of Children and Adolescents with Intersex Conditions; F. Pfäfflin, P. Cohen-Kettenis. Psychology and Clinical Management of Vaginal Hypoplasia; L.-M. Liao. The Ethics of Using Dexamethasone to Prevent Virilization of Female Fetuses; S.E. Sytsma. Intersexuality, Cultural Influences and Cultural Relativism; S.E. Sytsma. Authenticity and Intersexuality; H.E. Stark. Christianity and Human Sexual Polymorphism: Are They Compatible?; P.B. Jung. Ethics and FuturisticScientific Developments Concerning Genitoplasty; J.M. Schober. Postmodern Intersex; I. Morland. Index
This collection of 21 articles is designed to serve as a state-of-the art reference book for intersexuals, their parents, health care professionals, ethics committee members, and anyone interested in problems associated with intersexuality. It fills an important need because of its uniqueness as an interdisciplinary effort, bringing together not just urologists and endocrinologists, but gynecologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, lawyers, theologians, gender theorists, medical historians, and philosophers. Most contributors are well-known experts on intersexuality in their respective fields. The book is also unique in that it is also an international effort, including authors from England, the Netherlands, Germany, Australia, India, Canada and the United States. The book begins with introductory chapters on the etiology of intersex conditions, conceptual clarification, legal issues, and reflections about the inherent characteristics of medical care that have led up to the issues we face today and explain the resistance to change in traditional practices. Researchers provide recent data on gender identity, surgical outcomes, and appropriate clinical care. Issues never having been addressed are introduced. The significance of intersexuality for Christianity and for philosophical concerns with authenticity add further depth to the collection. The final chapters deal with future possibilities in the treatment of intersex and for intersex advocacy.

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    Ethik; Ethos; Philosophie / Ethik; Soziologie; Urologie; Geschichte; Historie; Moralphilosophie; Philosophie / Moralphilosophie

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Autor: Sharon E. Sytsma
ISBN-13: 9781402043130
ISBN: 1402043139
Einband: Buch
Seiten: 336
Gewicht: 679 g
Format: 242x165x33 mm
Sprache: Englisch
Editiert von: Sharon E. Sytsma
InhaltsangabePreface Introduction; Sharon E. Sytsma The Role of Genes and Hormones in Sexual Differentiation; S.F. Kemp. Towards a More Inclusive Conception of Gender-Diversity for Intersex Advocacy and Ethics; D.T. Ozar. Intersex and the Rhetorics of Healing; J.D. Hester. Intersex and Human Rights; A.D. Dreger. International Legal Developments Protecting the Autonomy Rights of Sexual Minorities: Who Should Determine the Appropriate Treatment for an Intersex Infant?; J.A. Greenberg. The Right to be Wrong: Sex and Gender Decisions; M. Diamond, H. Glenn Beh. Advances in Treating (Or Not Treating) Intersexed Persons: Understanding Resistances to Change; E.G. Howe. Experiments in Gender: Ethics at the Boundaries of Clinical Practice and Research; T.F. Murphy. Prenatal Gender Imprinting and Medical Decision-Making: Genetic Male Neonates with Severely Inadequate Penises; W.G. Reiner. Gender Identity and Intersexuality; K.J. Zucker. Intersex, East and West; G.L. Warne, V. Bhatia. Adult Outcomes of Feminizing Surgery; S.M. Creighton. Clinical Management of Children and Adolescents with Intersex Conditions; F. Pfäfflin, P. Cohen-Kettenis. Psychology and Clinical Management of Vaginal Hypoplasia; L.-M. Liao. The Ethics of Using Dexamethasone to Prevent Virilization of Female Fetuses; S.E. Sytsma. Intersexuality, Cultural Influences and Cultural Relativism; S.E. Sytsma. Authenticity and Intersexuality; H.E. Stark. Christianity and Human Sexual Polymorphism: Are They Compatible?; P.B. Jung. Ethics and FuturisticScientific Developments Concerning Genitoplasty; J.M. Schober. Postmodern Intersex; I. Morland. Index

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Autor: Sharon E. Sytsma
ISBN-13:: 9781402043130
ISBN: 1402043139
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.02.2006
Verlag: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Gewicht: 679g
Seiten: 336
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Buch, 242x165x33 mm