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Richards, Norvin, 1943-
The ethics of parenthood / Norvin Richards
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
book jacket
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Subject(s) Parenting -- Moral and ethical aspects
Child rearing -- Moral and ethical aspects
Physical Description 295 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-289) and index
Contents Introduction -- The rights of biological parents -- Who has parent rights? -- Whose child is this? -- Abuse, neglect, and the state -- The autonomy of children -- Raising a child -- Moral education -- Bad behavior -- Loving one another -- Having grown children -- Filial obligations -- The graceful exit
Note The Ethics of Parenthood argues for original views about the right to raise one's biological children, about paternalism, about reacting differently to bad behavior because the wrongdoer is "only a child," about what raising a child requires, and about the obligations that parents and children have after the children are grown

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