Fertility Technology: The Baby Debate (Paperback)
This Important Eight-Book Series Focuses on the Most Pressing Ethical Issues Facing Society Today This up-to-date series focuses on the key ethical issues raised by groundbreaking scientific and technological advancements in today's society. Examining the importance, relevance, and morality of issues that fill our headlines, this series presents the basic scientific and technological terms, concepts, theories, and research behind these debates. Each of these books emphasizes the need for ethical and responsible science, and looks at the balance that must be struck between the competing interests of science and society. Through the progress of medical science, today's infertile couples have many options for helping them conceive. However, many of these methods are controversial. Issues such as multiple births due to fertility drugs and the rights of surrogate parents raise important ethical and legal questions. In this book, readers will come to understand the complex world of fertility technology and will consider all of its implications.