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  • Published: 1 September 2018
  • ISBN: 9780807044094
  • Imprint: Beacon Press
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 224
  • RRP: $29.99

Making Babies, Making Families



Thanks to new reproductive technologies and new ways of forming families, the world of parenting is opening up as never before. What defines a legal family? Should there be any restrictions on buying and selling eggs and sperm, or hiring "surrogate mothers"? How many parents can a child have?

While there's no going back to the traditional family, Mary Lyndon Shanley shows us that we don't have to live in moral chaos. She offers a new vision of family law that puts each child's right to be cared for at its center, while also taking into account the complex needs of every family member.

  • Published: 1 September 2018
  • ISBN: 9780807044094
  • Imprint: Beacon Press
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 224
  • RRP: $29.99