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  Volume 3, Number 2, Spring 2003

Table of Contents

From: The American Journal of Bioethics

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pp. vii-viii

Target Article

Differences from Somewhere: The Normativity of Whiteness in Bioethics in the United States

pp. 1-11

Open Peer Commentaries

Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Bioethics Imagination

p. 12

Balkanizing Bioethics

pp. 13-14

Marking Bioethics

p. 15

Sources of Normativity: How Multicultural Values Emerge

pp. 16-18

The Unbearable Whiteness of the Mainstream: Should We Eliminate, or Celebrate, Bias in Bioethics?

pp. 18-19

Knowledge as Power: The Impact of Normativity on Epistemology

pp. 20-22

White Normativity and Subsequent Critical Race Deconstruction of Bioethics

pp. 22-23

Identifying Racial Privilege: Lessons from Critical Race Theory and the Law

pp. 24-25

Mediating Difference: Normative Conflict as Opportunity

pp. 25-27

"Decolonizing" the Minds of Bioethicists: Reflections on Psychosocial Challenges

pp. 27-29

Into the Heart of Whiteness

pp. 29-31

Theorist as an Authentic Person

pp. 31-34

The Berlin Wall

Target Article

Between Prophylaxis and Child Abuse: The Ethics of Neonatal Male Circumcision

pp. 35-48

Open Peer Commentaries

Who Speaks for Sons?

pp. 49-50

I Paid Out-of-Pocket for My Son's Circumcision at Happy Valley Tattoo and Piercing: Alternative Framings of the Debate over Routine Neonatal Male Circumcision

pp. 50-52

Circumcision--A Victorian Relic Lacking Ethical, Medical, or Legal Justification

pp. 52-54

Standards for Family Decisions: Replacing Best Interests with Harm Prevention

pp. 54-55

Social Norm Theory and Male Circumcision: Why Parents Circumcise

pp. 56-57

Physician Obligation, Cultural Factors, and Neonatal Male Circumcision

pp. 58-59

Neonatal Male Circumcision: Ethical Issues and Physician Responsibility

pp. 59-60

Male Circumcision, Religious Preferences, and the Question of Harm

pp. 61-62

The Ethics of Neonatal Male Circumcision: A Catholic Perspective

pp. 62-64

What is Mutilation?

pp. 64-65

Cutting History, Cutting Culture: Female Circumcision in the United States

pp. 65-66

Cultural Bias in Responses to Male and Female Genital Surgeries

Can Anyone Authorize the Nontherapeutic Permanent Alteration of a Child's Body?

Circumcision as Human-rights Violation: Assessing Benatar and Benatar

Nontherapeutic Circumcision is Ethically Bankrupt

Respect for Bodily Integrity: A Catholic Perspective on Circumcision in Catholic Hospitals

Male Neonatal Circumcision: Ritual or Public-Health Imperative

Self-Trust and Reproductive Autonomy (review)

pp. 67-69

Ethics, Medical Research, and Medicine: Commercialism versus Environmentalism and Social Justice (review)

pp. 69-70


pp. iv-vi

Research Areas


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