Gendercide: The Implications of Sex Selection
In this thought-provoking feminist study of the moral issues raised by new and emerging technologies of sex selection, Mary Anne Warren shows that these technologies could substantially undermine and ultimately reverse the progress women have made in today's society.
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The Aggressive Sex 108 Defining Aggression 110
Sex Ratios and the Status of Women 132 The Advantages
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