Research

Leslie talks to ABC Newcastle's Paul Beven about Compassion

Why do some people respond to the plight of others with compassion, and others with folded arms and a "well you should have..." attitude?

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Women’s Response to Ectogenesis

Leslie’s 1992 Master of Bioethics.



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Women, Ectogenesis and Ethical Theory in the Journal of Applied Philosophy

Published 1995 in the Journal of Applied Philosophy 12(1): 56-64



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Making Decision About Fertility in Australian Family Physician

Peer reviewed article co-authored by Danielle Mazza, Cate Nagle, Fiona McKay, Bianca Brijnath

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Regulation, Consultation and Divergent Community Views

Peer Reviewed Article co-authored by Lyn Gillam published in Journal of Law and Medicine

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Leslie Replies to Kate Gleeson

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Who's the Father? Rethinking the Moral Crime of Paternity Fraud

Published 2008 in Women’s Studies International Forum 31: 249–256.



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Reprogenetic Technologies: balancing parental procreative autonomy and social equity & justice

Chapter published in The Sorting Society: The Ethics of Genetic Screening and Therapy, edited by Loane Skene and Janna Thompson.



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The Australian Pro-Choice Movement and the Struggle for Legal Clarity, Liberal Laws and Liberal Access: Two Case Studies

In this chapter, written with Cait Calcutt (p. 41–70), Leslie analyses, and seeks to draw lessons for contemporary Australian pro-choice activists, of significant legislative changes to abortion laws in Western Australia and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) in 1998. The chapter is part of a larger collection undertaken in phase one of the Johannesburg Initiative, an international project aimed at building capacity amongst pro-choice advocates.



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Declining Marriage Rates and Gender Inequity in Social Institutions: Towards an Adequately Complex Explanation for Childlessness

A recent newspaper report pitted McDonald’s and Birrell’s explanations for Australia’s below-replacement fertility against each other. In this article, Cannold presents data from qualitative research into the experience and understandings of 35 childless women aged 28 to 42.



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Who Owns A Dead Man's Sperm?

Leslie’s article in the British Journal of Medical Ethics about postmortem or posthumous sperm donation.



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The Ethics of Neonatal Circumcision: Helping Parents To Decide

Leslie’s chapter on male circumcision appears in Cutting to the Core: Exploring the Ethics of Contested Surgery

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Discrepant Paternity Chapter in Sperm Wars

Walking Wallets and One-Stop Sperm Shops: How Men Fear That Women See Them in the Postmodern Reproductive Age

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Lowering the Temperature of Debates About the Use of Donor Sperm by Single Women and Lesbians

Published in the peer-reviewed journal the Australian Journal of Professional and Applied Ethics 4(2) November 2002



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The Australian Pro-Choice Movement and the Struggle for Legal Clarity, Liberal Laws and Liberal Access

Leslie was employed to write the Australian chapter for this collection of international reflections on reproductive rights advocacy.

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Women's Response to Ectogenesis

Leslie’s 1992 Master of Bioethics

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