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Surrogatmödraskapet - En analys av det offentliga Sveriges ställningstagande angående surrogatmödraskap

Ljungdell Kristensen, Freja LU (2012) MRSK30 20121
Human Rights Studies
Abstract
Surrogate motherhood is a growing phenomenon worldwide but so far the procedure is not permitted in Sweden. The legal situation may however be changing regarding this issue. On March 29, 2012 it was decided that the government should appoint a commission to investigate whether this procedure should be legal or not. The theoretical approach shows that there is a tension between liberal and feminist arguments. This paper focuses on the legislature's earlier arguments in both the issue of surrogate motherhood and prostitution. The comparison with prostitution aims to investigate whether there are other values that the legislature places emphasis on even though there might be similar problems. It appears that the legislature put emphasis on... (More)
Surrogate motherhood is a growing phenomenon worldwide but so far the procedure is not permitted in Sweden. The legal situation may however be changing regarding this issue. On March 29, 2012 it was decided that the government should appoint a commission to investigate whether this procedure should be legal or not. The theoretical approach shows that there is a tension between liberal and feminist arguments. This paper focuses on the legislature's earlier arguments in both the issue of surrogate motherhood and prostitution. The comparison with prostitution aims to investigate whether there are other values that the legislature places emphasis on even though there might be similar problems. It appears that the legislature put emphasis on gender equality, exploitation and crime when it comes to prostitution, while the values discussed in the investigation of surrogate motherhood is all about the natural life process, technology and genetics. Although similar problems occur the emphasis is placed on different values and it is therefore time for the legislator to take a broader grip on the issue so that the new investigation is not blind to some implications of surrogate motherhood. (Less)
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author
Ljungdell Kristensen, Freja LU
supervisor
organization
course
MRSK30 20121
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Prostitution, Surrogatmödraskap, Surrogate Motherhood, law, mänskliga rättigheter, human rights
language
Swedish
id
2596878
date added to LUP
2012-09-25 14:26:59
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2014-09-04 08:27:38
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  abstract     = {Surrogate motherhood is a growing phenomenon worldwide but so far the procedure is not permitted in Sweden. The legal situation may however be changing regarding this issue. On March 29, 2012 it was decided that the government should appoint a commission to investigate whether this procedure should be legal or not. The theoretical approach shows that there is a tension between liberal and feminist arguments. This paper focuses on the legislature's earlier arguments in both the issue of surrogate motherhood and prostitution. The comparison with prostitution aims to investigate whether there are other values that the legislature places emphasis on even though there might be similar problems. It appears that the legislature put emphasis on gender equality, exploitation and crime when it comes to prostitution, while the values discussed in the investigation of surrogate motherhood is all about the natural life process, technology and genetics. Although similar problems occur the emphasis is placed on different values and it is therefore time for the legislator to take a broader grip on the issue so that the new investigation is not blind to some implications of surrogate motherhood.},
  author       = {Ljungdell Kristensen, Freja},
  keyword      = {Prostitution,Surrogatmödraskap,Surrogate Motherhood,law,mänskliga rättigheter,human rights},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Surrogatmödraskapet - En analys av det offentliga Sveriges ställningstagande angående surrogatmödraskap},
  year         = {2012},
}