Book Review: Down's Syndrome Screening and Reproductive Politics: Care, choice, and disability in the prenatal clinic.

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Rodger, D (2018). Book Review: Down's Syndrome Screening and Reproductive Politics: Care, choice, and disability in the prenatal clinic. The New Bioethics. 24 (1), pp. 95-97.
AuthorsRodger, D
Abstract

In Down’s Syndrome Screening and Reproductive Politics Gareth Thomas uses an ethnographic approach to explore how screening for Down’s syndrome has become a routine and normal part of prenatal care, focusing on the healthcare professionals involved in providing screening. This approach provides fertile ground for a number of unique observations that are rarely wrestled with in the literature surrounding prenatal screening and Down’s syndrome

KeywordsDowns Syndrome; Reproductive Politics; Disability; Abortion; Prenatal Care; Prenatal Screening
Year2018
JournalThe New Bioethics
Journal citation24 (1), pp. 95-97
PublisherLondon South Bank University
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.1080/20502877.2018.1440723
Publication dates
Print21 Feb 2018
Publication process dates
Deposited13 Feb 2018
Accepted08 Feb 2018
Accepted author manuscript
License
CC BY 4.0
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