Globalizing Feminist Bioethics is a collection of new essays on the topic of international bioethics that developed out of the Third World Congress of the International Association of Bioethics in 1996. Rosemarie Tong is the primary editor of this collection, in which she, Gwen Anderson, and Aida Santos look at such international issues as female genital cutting, fatal daughter syndrome, use of reproductive technologies, male responsibility, pediatrics, breast cancer, pregnancy, and drug testing.

chapter |9 pages


ByAnne Donchin

part ONE|62 pages

Theoretical Perspectives

chapter 1|15 pages

Feminist Reflections on the Role of Theories in a Global Bioethics

BySusan Sherwin

chapter 2|10 pages

Is a Global Bioethics Possible As Well As Desirable?

A Millennial Feminist Response
ByRosemarie Tong

chapter 3|14 pages

Feminism and Genetic Nursing: Globalizing Transdisciplinary Teams

ByGwen W. Anderson, Rita Black Monsen, Mary Varney Rorty

chapter 4|11 pages

Kagandahang Loob: A Filipino Concept of Feminine Bioethics

ByLeonardo D. de Castro

chapter 5|11 pages

Feminist Bioethics: The Emergence of the Oppressed

ByDebora Diniz, Ana Cristina González Vélez

part TWO|174 pages

Reproductive, Genetic, and Sexual Health

chapter 6|22 pages

Shifts of Attention

The Experience of Pregnancy in Dualist and Nondualist Cultures
ByVangie Bergum, Mary Ann Bendfeld

chapter 8|21 pages

Autonomy and Procreation: Brazilian Feminist Analyses

ByJurema Werneck, Fernanda Carneiro, Alejandra Ana Rotania, Helen Bequaert Holmes, Mary R. Rorty

chapter 11|14 pages

Cultural Differences and Sex Selection

ByMary Mahowald

chapter 12|19 pages

Fatal Daughter Syndrome

ByWilliam M. Alexander

chapter 13|14 pages

Human Cloning and the Problem of Scarcity: A Sartrean Perspective

ByJulien S. Murphy

chapter 14|7 pages

Maria's Desire: Considerations About a Moment of “Genetic Counseling” for Breast Cancer

ByCarneiro Fernanda, Dos Santos Bartholo Júnior Roberto

chapter 15|19 pages

Female Genital Circumcision and Conventionalist Ethical Relativism

ByLoretta M. Kopelman

part THREE|90 pages

Medical Research and Treatment

chapter 18|12 pages

Globalization, Gender, and Research

ByFlorencia Luna

chapter 20|17 pages

What Can Survivors of Nazi Experiments Teach Us All?

A Feminist Approach to a Problem with Global Implications
ByCarol Quinn

chapter |3 pages


ByNancy M. Williams