"Knowledge is bliss"- Towards a society without paternity surprises
by Barry Pearson
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"Knowledge is bliss"
Towards a society without paternity surprises
by Barry Pearson
11th September 2002
 
Contents
  Summary
  2020 Vision
    The objective
    What this vision is not
    What are the alternatives to this vision?
    Evidence for the scale of surprising paternity
    The nature of surprising paternity
  Strategy for the 21st Century
    Guiding principles
    Critical success factors
    Conclusion
  Appendix A: “A right to parentage knowledge”
    Why a right?
    A right for adults
    A right for children
    Human Rights Act 1998
  Appendix B: The relationship to Child Support
  Appendix C: The next generation of male contraceptives
  Appendix D: Ethics of biological relationships knowledge
Later additions
  Supplement
References
  "The truth is out there" - Commentary on "Move to outlaw secret DNA testing by fathers"
  Partners should know about paternity (Agenda for the 21st Century)
  Downloads (to obtain this paper in Word or Acrobat format)
  Human Genetics Commission (HGC)
Inside Information - Balancing interests in the use of personal genetic data
   
 
Keywords: paternity test, paternity testing, non-paternity, nonpaternity, misattributed paternity, misattributed fatherhood, ethics of paternity testing, paternity testing and law, criminalising paternity testing.
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