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Contested Authorities over the Body : The State , the Secular , and the Religious

@inproceedings{Lavi2017ContestedAO,
  title={Contested Authorities over the Body : The State , the Secular , and the Religious},
  author={Shai Joshua Lavi and G{\"o}kçe Yurdakul},
  year={2017}
}
Divisions of Moral Labor among Medical and Rabbinic Authorities Tsipy Ivry, Deptartment of Anthropology, University of Haifa Who has the authority to decide on whether or not a pregnant woman should undergo prenatal diagnosis, and whether or not to terminate a pregnancy after a diagnosis of fetal anomaly? My paper is an exploration of the negotiations, surrounding this question, as they take place among religiously observant Jewish couples, experts in reproductive medicine, and rabbis who…