Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, Vermont : Ashgate, 
xii, 225 pages ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Surrogacy and human rights : contemporary, complex, contested and controversial / Katie O'Byrne and Paula Gerber Surrogacy : a personal perspective / Anthony Wood Theoretical approaches to human dignity, human rights and surrogacy / Kate Galloway Through the looking-glass : a proposal for national reform of Australia's surrogacy legislation / Tammy Johnson Extra-territoriality and surrogacy : the problem of state and territory moral sovereignty / Anita Stuhmcke Souls in the house of tomorrow : the rights of children born via surrogacy / Paula Gerber and Katie O'Byrne The surrogate in commercial surrogacy : legal and ethical considerations / Sonia Allan Recognition of parentage in surrogacy arrangements in Australia / Alexandra Harland and Cressida Limon Surrogacy in India : strong demand, weak laws / Normann Witzleb and Anurag Chawla Surrogacy : American style / Richard F. Storrow.
Surrogacy presents particularly complex questions for human rights law and theory. This book provides a unique and insightful examination into the underexplored issues of how domestic and international law is responding to the sharp increase in the use of surrogacy. The work presents critical analysis of the current regulation of surrogacy via domestic law in Australia, India and the USA, and international law in the form of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Including a wide range of views from academics and practitioners around the world, the contributors consider what could be done to further protect the rights of all persons involved in surrogacy arrangements. This in-depth study of the international and domestic law governing surrogacy provides much needed scholarly knowledge of this contemporary phenomenon, along with recommendations for improvement, regulation and reform. The book will be of great importance to human rights and legal scholars, and well as practitioners in this field --Page 4 of cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
K700 .S87 2015
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