By Yael Hashiloni-Dolev
This ebook provides the findings of a learn into the social shaping of reproductive genetics in Germany and Israel. The examine finds dramatic variations among German and Israeli societies in addressing the query of a existence (un)worthy of residing. a detailed research of the ways in which those societies deal with the stability among the standard and sanctity of existence illuminates controversies over reproductive genetics in an unique and provocative manner.
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Additional info for A Life (Un)Worthy of Living: Reproductive Genetics in Israel and Germany (International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine)
THE INTERVIEWS In the years 2000–2001, I conducted 32 in-depth semi-structured interviews with Israeli and German genetic counselors: 18 in Israel and 14 in Germany. I first approached Israeli counselors in a meeting of their organization (clinical rounds), while others were reached through membership lists of their organizations (The Israeli Organization of Medical Geneticists and The Israeli Organization of Clinical Geneticists), or following a referral from a colleague (snowball sample). In Israel, interviews took place in eight out of the 11 active hospital genetic institutes, all over the country (Haifa, Tel-Aviv, Beer-Sheva, Rehovot, Jerusalem, Hulun, Kfar-Saba, Ramat-Gan).
Likewise, I will explain the selectivity characteristic of Israeli society by means other than those of Weiss. While Weiss’s thesis centers on collective body ideals that lead to the quest for private and collective body perfection, and anti-disability sentiments also serve as a major explanatory factor in Remennick’s thesis (2006) about why Israeli women opt for genetic testing during pregnancy, the explanation put forward in this book is more narrowly concerned with questions such as: what is the meaning of pregnancy in the Israeli-Jewish society?
And yet, one must remember that eugenic ideology and measures were in no way a German particularity (Adams, 1990; Kevles, 1985; Koch, 2004; Paul, 1995, 1998;). According to Müller-Hill (1996), Germany in the 1930s was seen as the avant-garde of eugenics, as almost all non-German eugenicists praised the German sterilization law of 1933. Accordingly, it was the violent anti-semitism and not the racial hygiene, which could not be sold to the international community. Even when the war was over, the sterilization law was not immediately perceived as a typical Nazi injustice and it was only in the 1990s that the surviving sterilized individuals were finally regarded as victims of the Nazis.
A Life (Un)Worthy of Living: Reproductive Genetics in Israel and Germany (International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine) by Yael Hashiloni-Dolev