Monica J. Casper, Ph.D.
Monica J. Casper is a medical sociologist and ethicist specializing in
women's health and environmental health issues, and has written extensively
in the areas of medical sociology, feminist studies, cultural studies,
and qualitative methodology. Her research interests lie in ethical and
political questions about access to medical intervention, the scope of
reproductive politics, and notions of maternal sacrifice. Her first book,
The Making of the Unborn Patient: A Social Anatomy of Fetal Surgery
(New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1998) won the 1996 dissertation
award from the American Sociological Association's Medical Sociology Section.
Aside from her appointment at UC Santa Cruz, Dr. Casper is affiliated
with the Stanford University Center for Biomedical Ethics.
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