Les lois de l'enfantement

Procréation et politique en France (1982-2011)
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KEYWORDS: BIOETHICS - MEDICALLY ASSISTED PROCREATION - GAMETE DONATION - SURROGATE MOTHERS - HOMOPARENTALITY - SINGLE PARENT - FAMILIES

From the moment the first French "test tube" baby was born in 1982, intense social debates arose. Will this procedure dehumanize birth? Is family primarily biological or social? Are families resulting from fertility labs families like any other?

A long process began, which lead to the adoption of bioethics laws in 1994. In France, only a couple comprised of one man and one woman in a stable relationship are allowed, the donation of sperm and eggs are free and anonymous, and surrogate mothers are prohibited.

Fifteen years later, the laws are back to the drawing board. Times have changed, and the family has diversified. Children born thanks to a donor demand to know about their origins. The gestation for others hasn't been eradicated. Same sex couples demand to be recognized. The controversy reignites and policies have been questioned. Nevertheless, against all expectations, the law has been revisited.

An unprecedented synthesis of thirty years of public debate and political decisions around a societal subject revolutionized by scientific progress.

The Author: Dominique Mehl is a sociologist at CNRS. She has followed reproductive medicine issues since their emergence and works closely with doctors, intellectuals, and policy makers on life and its representations as linked to childbirth. She has already published two works on the question: Naître ? (Bayard, 1999) et Enfants du don (Robert Laffont, 2008).
 


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Publisher
Presses de Sciences Po
Author
Dominique Mehl,
Collection
Références
Language
French
Tags
, , Health
Publisher Category
> Political Science > French Politics
Publisher Category
> Political Science > Political facts
Publisher Category
> Political Science > Public Policy
Publisher Category
> Health
Publisher Category
> Politics
Publisher Category
> Society
BISAC Subject Heading
POL000000 POLITICAL SCIENCE
Onix Audience Codes
06 Professional and scholarly
CLIL (Version 2013-2019)
3283 SCIENCES POLITIQUES
Title First Published
17 October 2011
Subject Scheme Identifier Code
Thema subject category: Politics & government
Original Language
English

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Publication Date
17 October 2011
ISBN-13
978-2-7246-1230-1
Code
978-2-7246-1230-1
Weight
264 grams
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18.50 €
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Version 2.1, Version 3

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Publication Date
17 October 2011
ISBN-13
9782724687743
Product Content
Text (eye-readable)
Extent
Absolute page count : 264
Code
9782724687743
Technical Protection ebook
Adobe DRM
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9.99 €
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Contents


Introduction

Chapitre 1 / L'ANONYMAT DES DONS DE GAMÈTES
Le don d'ovocytes
Les enfants du don
Les parents
Les donneurs
Le point de vue des Cecos
La critique de l'anonymat des dons

Chapitre 2 / LA GESTATION POUR AUTRUI
L'interdiction
Le vécu de la gestation pour autrui
Le plaidoyer en faveur de la gestation pour autrui
Le réquisitoire contre la gestation pour autrui

Chapitre 3 / NOUVELLES FAMILLES
Le couple procréateur
L'exclusion des célibataires
Le refus de l'homoparenté
Filiation, parenté, parentalité, famille
La famille nucléaire
La famille PMA
La pluriparentalité
La famille composite

Chapitre 4 / BIOÉTHIQUE ET POLITIQUE La loi de 1994
2011 : le contexte de révision de la loi
Le maquis des convictions bioéthiques
Les consultations officielles
Les États généraux de la bioéthique
La révision parlementaire

Conclusion