Justice for Children: The Child as Organ Donor
Ross, Lainie Friedman
Bioethics. 1994 Apr; 8(2): 105-126.
I argue that parents ought to be allowed to authorize their child's participation as an organ donor for another family member. I introduce a model of decisionmaking for children in intimate families which I call Constrained Parental Autonomy. This model permits wide parental discretion which is constrained
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Ross, Lainie Friedman (1993)In this paper, I argue that we can morally justify allowing children to serve as donors. Yet, I also argue that their participation must be restricted in order to prevent their exploitation. The paper is divided into six ...