The right not to be born: abortion of the disadvantaged fetus in contemporary fatwas

Dublin Core

Title

The right not to be born: abortion of the disadvantaged fetus in contemporary fatwas

Author

Rispler-Chaim, Vardit

Publisher

2003/00/00

Language

English

Publication Date

20030000

Primary Classification

12.3

Secondary Classification

12.3;1.2;9.5.8;12.1

Primary keywords

abortion--[pri];congenital disorders--[pri];fatwas--[pri];Islamic ethics--[pri];modern Muslim religious scholars--[pri];rape--[pri];selective abortion--[pri];wrongful life--[pri]

Secondary keywords

fetuses;legal liability;Muslim world;quality of life;trends;Western world

Subject

Egypt;Kuwait;Saudi Arabia

Journal Article

Brockopp, Jonathan E., ed. Islamic Ethics of Life: Abortion, War, and Euthanasia. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 2003: 81-95

Note

30

Primary Document Type

c

Call Number

BP134 .L54 I85 2003

Bibliography

69 fn.

ISBN

1570034710

Collection

Citation

“The right not to be born: abortion of the disadvantaged fetus in contemporary fatwas,” Islamic Medical & Scientific Ethics, accessed July 20, 2024, http://imse.ibp.georgetown.domains/items/show/33824.