1st Edition

The Routledge Handbook of Feminist Bioethics

    The Routledge Handbook of Feminist Bioethics is an outstanding resource for anyone with an interest in feminist bioethics, with chapters covering topics from justice and power to the climate crisis. Comprising forty-two chapters by emerging and established scholars, the volume is divided into six parts:

    I Foundations of feminist bioethics

    II Identity and identifications

    III Science, technology and research

    IV Health and social care

    V Reproduction and making families

    VI Widening the scope of feminist bioethics

    The volume is essential reading for anyone with an interest in bioethics or feminist philosophy, and will prove an invaluable resource for scholars, teachers and advanced students

    Chapters 2, 22, and 30 of this book will soon be freely available as downloadable Open Access PDFs under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license at www.taylorfrancis.com

    Wendy A Rogers, Jackie Leach Scully, Stacy M Carter, Vikki A Entwistle and Catherine Mills

    Part I: Foundations of Feminist Bioethics

    1. Feminist Bioethics: Where We’ve Come From
    Hilde Lindemann

    2. "How could anybody think that this is the appropriate way to do bioethics?" Feminist Challenges for Conceptions of Justice in Bioethics
    Carina Fourie

    3. Feminist Epistemology
    Katrina Hutchison

    4. Power and Feminist Bioethics
    Agomoni Ganguli-Mitra

    5. Relational Autonomy in Feminist Bioethics
    Natalie Stoljar and Catriona Mackenzie

    6. Care and Carers: Feminist Perspectives
    Lisa Eckenwiler

    7. Vulnerability and Feminist Bioethics
    Florencia Luna

    8. Phenomenology and Poststructuralism
    Catherine Mills and Patrick Mcconville

    9. Embodiment: Contributions from Feminist Science and Technology Studies and Feminist Phenomenology
    Kristin Zeiler

    Part II: Identities and Identifications

    10. Narrative and Identity
    Mary Jean Walker

    11. Gender
    Tereza Hendl and Tamara Kayali Browne

    12. Toward a Queer Feminist Bioethics of Sexuality
    Tiia Sudenkaarne

    13. Feminist Bioethics and Disability
    Jackie Leach Scully

    14. What Makes an Anti-Racist Feminist Bioethics?
    Camisha Russell

    15. Towards an Anticolonial Feminist Bioethics
    Arianne Shahvisi

    16. Thinking with Class in Feminist Bioethics
    Katherine Jackson

    17. The Other Side of Geographies and Cultures: New Roads to Further Globalizing Feminist Bioethics
    Jing-Bao Nie, Xiang Zou and Karen Thornber

    Part III: Science, Technology and Research

    18. Women in Research: Historical Exclusion, Current Challenges and Future Trends
    Angela Ballantyne

    19. Gender and Science and Technology
    Rachel A. Ankeny

    20. Genomic Technologies: The Need for a Feminist Approach
    Inmaculada De Melo-Martín

    21. Artificial Intelligence as a Feminist Bioethics Issue
    Anita Ho

    22. Feminist Bioethics and Empirical Research
    Stacy M. Carter and Vikki A. Entwistle

    Part IV: Health and Social Care

    23. Connecting Philosophy of Medicine with Feminist Bioethics: Health, Illness and Disease
    Robyn Bluhm

    24. Toward a New Model of Ageing: Feminist and Critical Disability Contributions
    Monique Lanoix

    25. Power and Microaggressions in Healthcare
    Heather Stewart and Lauren Freeman

    26. Ethics, Care and Dependence in a Global Pandemic
    Susan Dodds

    27. Staying with the Trouble: Ongoing Contributions of Feminist Research to Person-centredness in Healthcare
    Emilie Dionne and Carolyn Ells

    28. Feminist Mental Health Ethics
    Ami Harbin

    29. Feminist Bioethics Perspectives on Neurobiological Approaches to Addiction and Chronic Pain
    Daniel Z. Buchman and Suze G. Berkhout

    30. Gender Inequities in Organ Donation and Transplantation: A Feminist Bioethics Analysis
    Wendy A. Rogers

    31. The value of a feminist approach in the ethics of end of life care
    Jocelyn Downie

    Part V: Reproduction and Making Families

    32. The Right to Reproduce
    Carolyn Mcleod

    33. Women, Assisted Reproduction and the "Natural"
    Rosamund Scott

    34. The Surveillance of Pregnant Bodies in the Age of Digital Health: Ethical Dilemmas
    Alexis Paton

    35. Exploitation and Control of Women’s Reproductive Bodies
    Ilke Turkmendag

    36. Feminist Approaches to Family Making
    Marian Verkerk And Hilde Lindemann

    Part VI: Widening the Scope of Feminist Bioethics

    37. Women and the Alt-Right Movement
    Tracy Llanera

    38. Labor Migration, Vulnerability and Human Trafficking – a Feminist Bioethical Analysis
    Christine Straehle

    39. Our (Bio)Ethical Relations with Nonhuman Animals
    Jane Johnson

    40. Feminist Contributions to Climate Change Research, Policy and Ethics
    Beth A. Bee and Clara M. Park

    41. Feminist Global Food Ethics
    Megan A. Dean

    42. Gender, Health and Public Policy
    Lisa Schwartz And Rochelle Maurice


    Wendy A. Rogers is Distinguished Professor of Clinical Ethics at Macquarie University, Australia. She publishes widely in medical and bioethics journals, is co-editor of Vulnerability: New Essays in Ethics and Feminist Philosophy (2014) and is a founding member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics.

    Jackie Leach Scully is Professor of Bioethics and Director of the Disability Innovation Institute, University of New South Wales in Australia. She is co-editor of the International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, author of Disability Bioethics: Moral Bodies, Moral Difference (2008), and co-editor of Feminist Bioethics: At the Center, On the Margins (2011).

    Stacy M. Carter is the Founding Director of the Australian Centre for Health Engagement, Evidence and Values (ACHEEV) at the University of Wollongong in Australia, a center for deliberative and values-based research in health. Her background is in public health, applied ethics and social science. She is a chief investigator on multiple funded projects, and works particularly on screening and diagnosis, vaccine refusal and artificial intelligence in healthcare.

    Vikki A. Entwistle is Professor of Health Services Research and Philosophy at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland and Visiting Professor at the Centre for Biomedical Ethics, National University of Singapore.

    Catherine Mills is Professor of Bioethics at Monash University in Australia. Her research addresses ethical issues in human reproduction; she also has expertise in feminist philosophy and aspects of Continental philosophy. She is the author of Biopolitics (2018), Futures of Reproduction (2011) and The Philosophy of Agamben (2008), as well as numerous articles in her areas of research.