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<P><B>Erik Parens</B> is a senior research scholar at The Hastings Center, adjunct professor in the Science, Technology, and Society Program at Vassar College, and the coeditor of <I>Wrestling with Behavioral Genetics: Science, Ethics, and Public Conversation</I> (Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2005) and editor of <I>Enhancing Human Traits: Ethical and Social Implications</I> (Georgetown Univ. Press, 1998) and <I>Prenatal Testing and Disability Rights</I> (Georgetown Univ.Press, 2000).</P>


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Children -- Surgery -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Abnormalities, Human -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Surgery, Plastic -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Children -- Surgery -- Decision making.
Decision making in children.
Reconstructive Surgical Procedures -- ethics -- Child.
Achondroplasia -- surgery -- Child.
Biomedical Technology -- ethics.
Cleft Palate -- surgery -- Child.
Genitalia -- abnormalities -- Child.
Social Perception -- Child.