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Surgically shaping children
technology, ethics, and the pursuit of normality

Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Twisted lies: my journey in an imperfect body / Sherri G. Morrris
Do I make you uncomfortable? Reflections on using surgery to reduce the distress of others / Cassandra Aspinall
My shoe size stayed the same: maintaining a positive sense of identity with achondroplasia and limb-lengthening surgeries / Emily Sullivan Sanford
The seduction of the surgical fix / Lisa Abelow Hedley
Concepts of technology and their role in moral reflection / James C. Edwards
Emily's scars: surgical shapings, technoluxe, and bioethics / Arthur W. Frank
Thoughts on the desire for normality / Eva Feder Kittay
To cut or not to cut? A surgeon's perspective on surgically shaping children / Jeffrey L. Marsh
What's special about the surgical context? / Wendy E. Mouradian
Are we helping children? Outcome assessments in craniofacial care / Wendy E. Mouradian ... [et al.]
Who should decide and how? / Priscilla Alderson
The power of parents and the agency of children / Hilde Lindemann
"In their best interests": parents' experience of atypical genitalia / Ellen K. Feder
Toward truly informed decisions about appearance-normalizing surgeries / Paul Steven Miller
Appearance-altering surgery, children's sense of self, and parental love / Adrienne Asch
What to expect when you have the child you're not expecting / Alice Domurat Dreger.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class 617.9/8
Library of Congress RD137 .S846 2006

The Physical Object

Pagination p. ;

ID Numbers

Open Library OL3411545M
ISBN 10 0801883059
LC Control Number 2005027618
Library Thing 4686957
Goodreads 1778178


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