Towards an anticolonial feminist bioethics

Shahvisi, Arianne (2022) Towards an anticolonial feminist bioethics. In: Rogers, Wendy, Leach Scully, Jackie, Carter, Stacy, Entwistle, Vicki and Mills, Catherine (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Feminist Bioethics. Routledge. ISBN 9780367860998 (Accepted)

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In this chapter I describe some of the features of an anticolonial feminist bioethics. I approach this task by first defining the process of “decolonising” and attempting to get clear on what and who bioethics is for. I argue that bioethics ought to have much broader scope which involves examining the ethics of bodies and suffering in ways that are more attentive to social, political, and economic structures. I then suggest some directions that scholarship and teaching might take if we are to decolonise feminist bioethics. This includes interrogating the discipline’s focus on individuals, principles, medicine, and the Global North.

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