Reproduction, families, and healthcare

This research focuses on ethical issues at the intersection of parents, families, reproduction and health.  Topics include ethical and legal issues in the development of reproductive technologies, the provision and funding of assisted reproductive technologies, reproductive screening, conceptions of good parenthood, parental mental health, parental decision making, and the ethics of antenatal and maternity care.

The Centre has a special interest and expertise in the ethics and sociology of fatherhood.

Selected work

Featured publication

J Parsons and E C Romanis (2021)

Early Medical Abortion, Equality of Access, and the Telemedical Imperative

Oxford University Press

Featured publication

J Ives (2014)

Men, maternity and moral residue: negotiating the moral demands of the transition to first time fatherhood.

Sociology of Health and Illness, 26(7)

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