Academic Articles, Editorials, Reviews, etc.

Aron C. Sousa and Alice Dreger, The Difference between Science and Technology in Birth, in JAMA Virtual Mentor, vol. 15, no. 9 (Sept. 2013), pp. 786-790.

 

Ruth Macklin, Lois Shepherd, Alice Dreger, and 42 others, "The OHRP and SUPPORT: Another View," New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 369, no. e3, online.

 

Alice Dreger, review of Behind Closed Doors: IRBs and the Making of Ethical Research, by Laura Stark, Journal of American History, vol. 100 (2013): 1328. [pdf]

 

Alice Dreger, Ellen K. Feder, and Anne Tamar-Mattis, Prenatal Dexamethasone for Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia: An Ethics Canary in the Modern Medical Mine, in Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, vol. 9, no. 3 (Sept. 2012), pp. 277-294.

 

Alice Dreger, Darkness’s Descent on the American Anthropological Association: A Cautionary Tale, in Human Nature, vol. 22, no. 3 (June 2011), pp. 225-246.

 

Alice Dreger, review of The Trashing of Margaret Mead: Anatomy of an Anthropological Controversy, by Paul Shankman, Archives of Sexual Behavior, vol. 40 (2011): 1341-3.

 

Alice Dreger, review of Spectacle of Deformity: Freak Shows and Modern British Culture, by Nadja Durbach, Bulletin of the History of Medicine, vol. 85 (2011): 150-151.

 

Alice D. Dreger and Geoffrey Miller, Conjoined Twins, in Pediatric Bioethics, ed. Geoffrey Miller (Cambridge University Press, 2010), pp. 203-218.

 

Alice D. Dreger and David E. Sandberg, Disorders of Sex Development, in Pediatric Bioethics, ed. Geoffrey Miller (Cambridge University Press, 2010), pp. 149-162.

 

Alice Dreger, David E. Sandberg, Ellen K. Feder, “From Principles to Process in Disorders of Sex Development Care” (invited editorial), Hormone Research in Paediatrics, vol. 74 (2010): 419-410.

 

Alice Dreger, “Attenuated Thoughts” (invited editorial on the report of the Seattle Growth Attenuation and Ethics Working Group), Hastings Center Report, vol. 40, no. 6 (2010): 3.

 

Alice Dreger, Ellen K. Feder, and Hilde Lindemann, “Still Concerned,” American Journal of Bioethics, vol. 10, no. 9 (2010): 46-48.

 

Alice D. Dreger and April Herndon, Progress and Politics in the Intersex Rights Movement: Feminist Theory in Action, in GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, vol. 15, no. 2 (March 2009).

 

Alice Dreger, Gender Identity Disorder in Childhood: Inconclusive Advice to Parents, Hastings Center Report, vol. 39, no. 1 (January-February, 2009), pp. 26-29.

 

Alice D. Dreger, The Controversy Surrounding The Man Who Would Be Queen: A Case History of the Politics of Science, Identity, and Sex in the Internet Age, in Archives of Sexual Behavior, vol. 37, no. 3 (June 2008), pp. 366-421. (See also my response to the commentaries on my article in the same issue, pp. 503-510.)

 

Alice Dreger, review of When Illness Goes Public: Celebrity Patients and How We Look at Medicine, by Barron Lerner, New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 356 (April 26, 2007): 1793-1794.

 

Alice Dreger, review of Cutting to the Core: Exploring the Ethics of Contested Surgeries, edited by David Benatar, New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 355 (Oct. 12, 2006): 1626.

 

Alice Domurat Dreger, What to Expect When You Have the Child You Weren’t Expecting, in Surgically Shaping Children: Technology, Ethics, and the Pursuit of Normality, ed. by Erik Parens (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006): 253-266.

 

Alice Domurat Dreger, Intersex and Human Rights: The Long View, in Ethics and Intersex, ed. by Sharon Sytsma (Springer, 2006): 73-86.

 

Alice Dreger, review of How Sex Changed: A History of Transsexuality in the United States by Joanne Meyerowitz for the Journal of the History of Sexuality, vol. 15, no. 1 (2006).

 

Alice Dreger, Cheryl Chase, Aron Sousa, Joel Frader, and Philip Gruppuso, Changing the Nomenclature/Taxonomy for Intersex: A Scientific and Clinical Rationale, in Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, 2005; 18: 729-733.

 

Alice Dreger, “Etiologies of Revulsion” (essay review of Margrit Shildrick’s Embodying the Monster: Encounters with the Vulnerable Self), in Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness, and Medicine, vol. 9, no. 1 (2005): 113-116.

 

Alice Dreger in collaboration with Monica Casper, Angela Moreno Lippert, Esther Morris Leidolf, and Cheryl Chase, “Intersex” (in the section on sexual anatomy), in Our Bodies, Ourselves! (new edition), edited by the Boston Women’s Health Collective (2005).

 

Alice Domurat Dreger, Cultural History and Social Activism: Scholarship, Identities, and the Intersex Rights Movement in Locating Medical History: The Stories and Their Meanings, edited by Frank Huisman and John Harley Warner (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004), pp. 390-409.

 

Joel Frader, MD, MA; Priscilla Alderson, PhD; Adrienne Asch, PhD; Cassandra Aspinall, MSW, ACSW; Dena Davis, JD, PhD; Alice Dreger, PhD; James Edwards, PhD; Ellen K. Feder, PhD; Arthur Frank, PhD; Lisa Abelow Hedley, JD; Eva Kittay, PhD; Jeffrey Marsh, MD; Paul Steven Miller, LLB; Wendy Mouradian, MD; Hilde Nelson, PhD; Erik Parens, PhD., Health Care Professionals and Intersex Conditions, in Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, vol. 158, no. 5 (May 2004): 426-428.

 

Alice Domurat Dreger, Seeing Yourself, Perspectives in Biology and Medicine (Spring 2004, vol. 47, no. 2).

 

Alice Dreger and Bruce Wilson, commentary on Culture Clash Involving Intersex, Hastings Center Report, vol. 33, no. 4 (July/August 2003), pp. 12-14.

 

Alice Dreger, “Dwarf,” "Orgasm," and "Penis," in The Oxford Companion to the Body, ed. by Colin Blakemore and Sheila Jennett (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001), pp. 232; 508-9; 527.

 

Alice Domurat Dreger, Jarring Bodies:  Thoughts on the Display of Unusual Anatomies, in Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, vol. 43, no. 2 (Winter 2000), pp. 161-172.

 

Alice Dreger and Londa Schiebinger, “Gender and Sex,” in the Reader’s Guide to the History of Science, ed. by Arne Hessenbruch (Fitzroy Dearborn, 2000), pp. 287-288.

 

Alice Domurat Dreger, Metaphors of Morality in the Human Genome Project, in Controlling Our Destinies: Historical, Philosophical, Ethical, and Theological Perspectives on the Human Genome Project, edited by Philip Sloan (U. Notre Dame Press, 2000), pp. 155-184.

 

Alice Dreger, “Avoiding the Fetal Position” (essay review of Karen Newman’s Fetal Positions: Individualism, Science, Visuality), in Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, vol. 30, no. 2, 1999, pp. 255-261.

 

Alice Dreger, “Evolution,” in Gay Histories and Cultures: An Encyclopedia, ed. by George E. Haggerty (New York:  Garland Publishing, 2000), pp. 298-299.

 

Alice Domurat Dreger, Anatomy and Identity, or the Politics of Being Unusual, in The Meaning of Being Human, edited by Michelle A. Stoneburner and Billy Catchings (University of Indianapolis Press, 1999), pp.169-189.

 

Alice Dreger, A History of Intersexuality, from the Age of Gonads to the Age of Consent, Journal of Clinical Ethics, vol. 9, no. 4 (Winter 1998), pp. 345-355.

 

Alice Domurat Dreger, "Ambiguous Sex"--or Ambivalent Medicine? Ethical Problems in the Treatment of Intersexuality, in Hastings Center Report, vol. 28, no. 3 (May/June 1998), pp. 24-35.

 

Alice Domurat Dreger, The Limits of Individuality: Ritual and Sacrifice in the Lives and Medical Treatment of Conjoined Twins, in Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, vol. 29c, no. 1 (March 1998), pp. 1-29.

 

Alice Domurat Dreger, Hermaphrodites in Love: The Truth of the Gonads, in Science and Homosexualities, edited by Vernon A. Rosario (Routledge, 1997), pp. 46-66.

 

Alice Domurat Dreger, Doubtful Sex: The Fate of the Hermaphrodite in Victorian Medicine, in Victorian Studies, vol. 38, no. 3 (Spring 1995), pp. 335-369.

 

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