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Sarah-Vaughan Brakman, Ph.D.

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         The Ethics of Embryo Adoption and the Catholic Tradition
         Edited with Darlene F. Weaver.  (Dordrecht: Springer Publishers, 2007).
               Reviews of this Work 




Selected Journal Articles:

Natural Embryo Loss and the Moral Status of the Human Fetus.” The American Journal of Bioethics vol. 8, no. 7 (July 2008): 22-23.

  “Adoption, ART, and a Re-conception of the Maternal Body: Toward Embodied Maternity.”  Hypatia vol. 21, no. 1 (Winter 2006): 54-73. (with Sally J. Scholz)

“Open Adoption and the Ethics of Disclosure to Children.” Philosophy in the Contemporary World, 10, 1, (Spring-Summer 2003):61-67.

“Debate: Disclosure to Children Conceived With Donor Gametes.” Human Reproduction 2001 October;16(10):2033-6 (with Glenn McGee and Andrea Gurmankin).

“Resistance and Refusal.” Hastings Center Report 1999, 29, no. 1:22-23.


Selected Book Chapters:

Real Mothers and Good Stewards: The Ethics of Embryo Adoption.” in The Ethics of Embryo Adoption and the Catholic Tradition.  Eds. Sarah-Vaughan Brakman and Darlene Fozard Weaver.  (Dordrecht: Springer Publishers, 2007): 119-138.

Paradigms, Practices and Politics: Ethics and the Language of Human Embryo Transfer/Donation/Rescue/Adoption.” in Pluralistic Casuistry: Moral Arguments, Economic Realities, and Political Theory, Essays in Honor of Baruch A. Brody. Eds. Mark J. Cherry and Ana Smith Iltis (Dordrecht: Springer Publishers, 2007): 191-210.

To Feed or Not to Feed: An Ethicist’s Analysis.” in Moral Dilemmas in Community Health Care ed. Becky Cox White and Joel A. Zimbelman (New York: Pearson Longman, 2005): 333-336.

“Ethical Issues in Marriage and the Family.” in Visions and Values: Ethical Issues in the Christian Tradition ed. J. Dwyer (Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 1999): 129-147.

"Adult Daughter Caregivers: Philosophical Analysis and Implications for Health Care Policy." in A World Growing Old: The Coming Health Care Challenges. Ed. Daniel Callahan, Ruud H.J. ter Meulen and Eva Topinkova.  Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 1995, pp. 117-126.