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 Distinguishing Features of Women's Health Care

Mary Briody Mahowald

in Bioethics and Women: Across the Lifespan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195176179
eISBN:
9780199786558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195176170.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Sex and gender differences in women’s health care are delineated. Models of the physician-patient relationship and casuistic and principlist methods of moral reasoning are critiqued on grounds of ... More


 Noncompliance during Pregnancy

Mary Briody Mahowald

in Bioethics and Women: Across the Lifespan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195176179
eISBN:
9780199786558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195176170.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Cases illustrating variables relevant to pregnant women’s noncompliance with medical recommendations intended to benefit the fetus or potential child are presented. These involve refusal of ... More


 Research Issues

Mary Briody Mahowald

in Bioethics and Women: Across the Lifespan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195176179
eISBN:
9780199786558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195176170.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Cases illustrating the exclusion of women in biomedical research, experimental treatment and maternal fetal surgery, human reproductive cloning, and embryonic stem cell research are presented. For ... More


 Decisions at Parturition and Birth

Mary Briody Mahowald

in Bioethics and Women: Across the Lifespan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195176179
eISBN:
9780199786558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195176170.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Cases illustrating variables relevant to the decisions of pregnant women about methods of childbirth, elective cesarean delivery, impaired newborns, and sex assignment at birth are presented. For ... More


 Preventing Pregnancy and Birth

Mary Briody Mahowald

in Bioethics and Women: Across the Lifespan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195176179
eISBN:
9780199786558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195176170.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Cases illustrating variables relevant to women’s choices about contraception, sterilization, and abortion are presented. With regard to abortion, these include duration of gestation, condition of the ... More


Confidentiality, Testing, and Reproductive Choice

Theodore J. Stein

in The Social Welfare of Women and Children with HIV and AIDS: Legal Protections, Policy, and Programs

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195109429
eISBN:
9780199865772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109429.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter focuses on the issue of HIV testing. The chapter is divided into four parts. Part I reviews the issues that gave rise to laws addressing confidentiality and testing for HIV and AIDS. ... More


 Violence and Discrimination toward Women and Children

Mary Briody Mahowald

in Bioethics and Women: Across the Lifespan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195176179
eISBN:
9780199786558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195176170.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Cases illustrating variables relevant to violence toward children, pregnant women, and the elderly, as well as gender discrimination and sexual harassment are presented, stressing the impact of these ... More


The Civil Laws, or Mishpatim

John Van Seters

in A Law Book for the Diaspora: Revision in the Study of the Covenant Code

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195153156
eISBN:
9780199834785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195153154.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter deals with civil laws of the casuistic type most common in Near Eastern codes and one of these, having to do with the Hebrew slave (Exod 21:2–11), occurs also in both Deuteronomy and the ... More


A Question of Autonomy?

John Seymour

in Childbirth and the Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264682
eISBN:
9780191682759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264682.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter aims to explore the significance of context, particularly that created by the relationship between a pregnant woman and her fetus. The aim is to determine whether a pregnant woman should ... More


Drug Use by Pregnant Women: Context and Consequences

Linda C. Fentiman

in Blaming Mothers: American Law and the Risks to Children's Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780814724828
eISBN:
9780814770290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724828.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the use of drugs—both legal and illegal–by pregnant women, noting increased medical and legal supervision of pregnancy and women’s substance use and abuse. Many states require ... More


The Pregnant Woman Victim

Bernard S. Jackson

in Wisdom-Laws: A Study of the Mishpatim of Exodus 21:1–22:16

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269311
eISBN:
9780191683596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269311.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

The talionic provisions of the Mishpatim are presented in the context of an assault on a pregnant woman which occurs in the course of a brawl in Exodus 21:22–25. There are many disputed points of ... More


After Birth: Maternal Liability for Antenatal Conduct?

John Seymour

in Childbirth and the Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264682
eISBN:
9780191682759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264682.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

Chapter 9 suggested that the law should not seek to coerce or control a pregnant woman in an attempt to protect her fetus. This conclusion would preclude all forms of legal intervention against the ... More


Pregnancy, Motherhood, and Loss in Prison: A Personal Story

Kebby Warner

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter, the author, a twenty-five-year-old woman prisoner in Michigan, shares her personal story of pregnancy, motherhood, the death of her father, and the disappearance of her husband. At ... More


Childbearing Women: Birth and Family Crisis in Ancient Drama

EDITH HALL

in The Theatrical Cast of Athens: Interactions between Ancient Greek Drama and Society

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298891
eISBN:
9780191711459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298891.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on a particular category of theatrical role — the woman who gives birth at around the dramatic moment that the play is set; birth plots appeared in all the ancient genres of ... More


The Production of Unruly Bodies

Khiara M. Bridges

in Reproducing Race: An Ethnography of Pregnancy as a Site of Racialization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268944
eISBN:
9780520949447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268944.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter explores the medical technology provided to indigent pregnant women within the Alpha Hospital. It characterizes the prenatal health care that poor, pregnant women receive and notes that ... More


Applying Global Health Lessons to Syracuse, New York

Sandra D. Lane

in The Practice of International Health: A Case-Based Orientation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195310276
eISBN:
9780199865369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310276.003.08
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes efforts to bring lessons from international health back to Syracuse, New York. It describes Syracuse Healthy Start (SHS), which brought together over thirty agencies to ... More


Responding to a Request for Pregnancy Termination

Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard M. Dickens, and Mahmoud F. Fathalla

in Reproductive Health and Human Rights: Integrating Medicine, Ethics, and Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241323
eISBN:
9780191696909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241323.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter analyzes the case of Mrs R, aged thirty-six, who has two children aged ten and three, and suffers from chronic active hepatitis that has persuaded her and Mr R, on her physician's ... More


Policing Pregnancy: Rights and Wrongs

Meredith Blake

in Law and Medicine: Current Legal Issues Volume 3

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299189
eISBN:
9780191685644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299189.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

This chapter explores and evaluates the idea that a pregnant woman should be the subject of legal regulation in order to protect the welfare of her unborn child. The concept of ‘maternal–foetal ... More


Nuns Who Become Pregnant

Shayne Clarke

in Family Matters in Indian Buddhist Monasticisms

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836474
eISBN:
9780824870966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836474.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines issues surrounding monastic motherhood by focusing on pregnant nuns. Indian Buddhist epigraphical records show that some nuns had children, but they do not specify whether ... More


Introduction

John Seymour

in Childbirth and the Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264682
eISBN:
9780191682759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264682.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to explore the law’s impact on pregnant women, their fetuses, and the doctors and midwives who care for them. This impact might be ... More


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