Documents

Participants in Gender and Justice in the Gene Age submitted over 60 documents before the meeting, representing a rich diversity of perspectives.

In addition, many speakers posted versions of the presentations they made at the meeting. These are indicated by an asterisk (*) preceding the document’s title, and are shown at the beginning of the list when the documents are sorted by title.

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  TITLE AUTHOR SUBMITTED_BY  
 * ‘It’s Never Over . . .’ Regulation of (some) Genetic and Reproductive Technologies in the UK: Human embryonic stem cells; embryo selection and the HFEA Sarah Sexton Sarah Sexton  
 * A Disability Perspective Marsha Saxton Marsha Saxton  
 * A Feminist Vision: For Freedom and Justice Judith Levine Judith Levine  
 * Challenges of Emerging Technologies: Cloning and Inheritable Genetic Modification Rosario Isasi Rosario Isasi  
 * Globalization, Biotechnology and Women’s Health Shree Mulay Shree Mulay  
 * Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis and Selection: From Disease Prevention to Customized Conception Tania Simoncelli Tania Simoncelli  
 * Sex Selection in India: A Complex and Conflicting Agenda Rupsa Mallik Rupsa Mallik  
 * Sex Selection: Practices, Policies & Prospects Diane Beeson Diane Beeson  
 * The Impatient Polis: What's Wrong with the California Stem Cell Research and Cures Act? Debra Greenfield Debra Greenfield  
 * The Politics of Emerging Technologies Marcy Darnovsky Marcy Darnovsky  
 * Welcome and Introductory Remarks Marcy Darnovsky Marcy Darnovsky  
 * Why Should Women Care About Genes, Gender and Justice? Lori Andrews Lori Andrews  
 “Pro-life” and “Pro-choice”: Overcoming the Controversy in Reprogenetics - Feminist Perspectives from the North Ingrid Schneider Ingrid Schneider  
 A Less Valued Life - Population Policy and Sex Selection in India Rupsa Mallik Rupsa Mallik  
 Abortion in India Rupsa Mallik Rupsa Mallik  
 Background materials on race, gender, and justice in the gene age Bhatia, Brouner, Darling, Darnovsky, Norsigian, Robinson Marcy Darnovsky  
 Background materials on sex selection Bhatia, Darnovsky, Mallik, Das Dasgupta Rajani Bhatia  
 Ban Human Cloning Right Now Judy Norsigian and Stuart Newman Judy Norsigian  
 Bringing the Intersection of Race, Gender and Class to the Center from the Margins Marsha J. Tyson Darling Marsha J. Tyson Darling  
 Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women United Nations George Annas  
 Convention on the Rights of the Child United Nations General Assembly George Annas  
 Deceptive Promises of Cures For Disease Sarah Sexton Sarah Sexton  
 Disability Equality and Prenatal Testing: Contradictory or Compatible?, Part 1 Adrienne Asch Adrienne Asch  
 Disability Equality and Prenatal Testing: Contradictory or Compatible?, Part 2 Adrienne Asch Adrienne Asch  
 Disability Rights and Selective Abortion Marsha Saxton Marsha Saxton  
 Distributive Justice Issues and the Construction of State Interests Re: Women of Color Marsha J. Tyson Darling Marsha J. Tyson Darling  
 Donors Need Defenders Ann Elisabeth Samson Ann Elisabeth Samson  
 Equity, Ethics and the Privatization of Life in BioAgriculture Marsha J. Tyson Darling Marsha J. Tyson Darling  
 Ethics or Economics? Public Health or Private Wealth? Sarah Sexton Sarah Sexton  
 Ethics or politics? Why abortion and embryo research must be treated differently Sigrid Graumann/ Elke H. Mildenberger Ingrid Schneider  
 Eugenics Unbound: Race, Gender and Genetics Marsha J. Tyson Darling Marsha J. Tyson Darling  
 Feminism, Bioethics and Genetics, Part 1 Adrienne Asch & Gail Geller Adrienne Asch  
 Feminism, Bioethics, and Genetics, Part 2 Adrienne Asch & Gail Geller Adrienne Asch  
 Gendered Globalization: State Interests, Women of Color and Marginalized Women Marsha J. Tyson Darling Marsha J. Tyson Darling  
 Genetic Technology and Women Barbara Katz Rothman Barbara Katz Rothman  
 Genetics and Employment: More Disability Discrimination Adrienne Asch Adrienne Asch  
 Genetics, Normalcy and Disability Roxanne Mykitiuk Roxanne Mykitiuk  
 Genism, Racism, and the Prospect of Genetic Genocide George J. Annas George Annas  
 Governance Challenges for a New Century: Enclosure, Exclusive Rights, Eugenics and the New Genetic Technologies Marsha J. Tyson Darling Marsha J. Tyson Darling  
 Governance Challenges for a New Century: Enclosure, Exclusive Rights, Eugenics and the New Genetic Technologies [abridged] Marsha J. Tyson Darling Marsha J. Tyson Darling  
 Human Rights for All: Understanding and Applying Intersectionality to Confront Globalization Marsha J. Tyson Darling Marsha J. Tyson Darling  
 India - Recent Developments Affecting Women's Reproductive Rights Rupsa Mallik Rupsa Mallik  
 Issues to Keep Your Eye on Concerning Gender and the New Technologies Marsha J. Tyson Darling Marsha J. Tyson Darling  
 Joint statement on the report of the President's Council on Bioethics, Reproduction and Responsibility: the Regulation of New Biotechnologies Our Bodies Ourselves and Center for Genetics & Society Judy Norsigian  
 Letter to American Society for Reproductive Medicine Regarding Sex Selection Nahar Alam et. al. Marcy Darnovsky  
 My Clone, Myself, My Daughter, My Sister: Echoes of Le Petit Prince Evelyne Shuster Evelyne Shuster  
 Negative Choice Rupsa Mallik Rupsa Mallik  
 New Contraceptive and Genetic Reproductive Technologies: Challenges, Limits and Perspectives of Thought and Action Alejandra Rotania Rosario Isasi  
 New Reproductive and Genetic Technologies: International versus National Campaign Issues Sarah Sexton Sarah Sexton  
 On the way to perfected reproduction G Berg/ B Duden/ M Fränznick/ B Sorg Ingrid Schneider  
 Parenthood and Embodiment: Reflections on Biology, Intentionality, and Autonomy Adrienne Asch Adrienne Asch  
 Prenatal Diagnosis and Selective Abortion: A Challenge to Practice and Policy, Part 1 Adrienne Asch Adrienne Asch  
 Prenatal Diagnosis and Selective Abortion: A Challenge to Practice and Policy, Part 2 Adrienne Asch Adrienne Asch  
 Protecting the Endangered Human: Toward an International Treaty Prohibiting Cloning and Inheritable Alterations Rosario Isasi, George B. Annas, Lori Andrews Rosario Isasi  
 Race and the New Reproduction Dorothy Roberts Dorothy Roberts  
 Reproductive Technologies in India - Confronting Differences Rupsa Mallik Rupsa Mallik  
 Safeguarding autonomy - Preventing suffering? Arguments for offering and utilising prenatal diagnosis and preimplantation genetic diagnosis P Goldmann/ M Kurmann/ B Faber/ A Waldschmidt Ingrid Schneider  
 Sex Selection - A Gender-Based Preference for a Pregnancy Rupsa Mallik Rupsa Mallik  
 Sex Selection Goes Mainstream Marcy Darnovsky Marcy Darnovsky  
 Statement by the Heinrich-Boell-Foundation and the Institute Man, Ethics, and Science for the UNESCO IBC Heinrich-Boell-Foundation and Institute Man, Ethics, and Science Ingrid Schneider  
 Statement On Human Cloning Judy Norsigian et al Judy Norsigian  
 Stem cells and cloning: women as resources for science and industry Ingrid Schneider/ Claudia Schumann Ingrid Schneider  
 Taking a Stand Against Sex Selection Rajani Bhatia Rajani Bhatia  
 Test-Tube-Trauma for IVF-Babies Martina Lenzen-Schulte Ingrid Schneider  
 The Gender of Genetic Futures: The Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, Women and Health Proceedings of a National Strategic Workshop Roxanne Mykitiuk  
 The New Genetics in the Post-Keynesian State Roxanne Mykitiuk Roxanne Mykitiuk  
 The State, Friend or Foe?: Distributive Justice Issues and African American Women (Part 1) Marsha J. Tyson Darling Marsha J. Tyson Darling  
 The State, Friend or Foe?: Distributive Justice Issues and African American Women (Part 2) Marsha J. Tyson Darling Marsha J. Tyson Darling  
 Time to Fill the Legal and Ethical Vacuum on Stem-Cell Research Abby Lippman and Diane Allen Abby Lippman  
 Trends in new reproductive technologies and gender: social practices, ethics and views on motherhood (Part 1) Liliana Acero Liliana Acero  
 Trends in new reproductive technologies and gender: social practices, ethics and views on motherhood (Part 2) Liliana Acero Liliana Acero  
 What Genetic Modification Means for Women Judith Levine Judith Levine  
 What’s Mine is Mine, and What’s Yours is Mine: Intellectual Property Rights, Patents and Biopiracy in the Genetics Age Marsha J. Tyson Darling Marsha J. Tyson Darling  
 Wilderness and human genetic modification Alexander Gaguine Alexander Gaguine  
 Will a New Century Bring Biocolonialism for Indigenous and People of Color? Marsha J. Tyson Darling Marsha J. Tyson Darling