Authors Archives: Astrid Christoffersen-Deb

Viability: A Cultural Calculus of Personhood at the Beginnings of Life

Abstract This article addresses birth and the recognition of personhood. It is about the calculated acts of recognition that take place at the beginnings of life when the obligation to protect and extend physical care is uncertain. It examines these dilemmas from the perspective of clinicians and scientists who assist in birth through their work […]

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