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Baby Markets : Money and the New Politics of Creating Families.

Author: Michele Bratcher Goodwin
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
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Michele Goodwin and a group of contributing experts examine the ways in which Westerners create families through private, market processes.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Bratcher Goodwin, Michele.
Baby Markets : Money and the New Politics of Creating Families.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michele Bratcher Goodwin
ISBN: 9781139778817 1139778811
OCLC Number: 818817508
Notes: B. the future of kinship.
Description: 1 online resource (338 pages)
Contents: Cover; BABY MARKETS; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART ONE. WHAT MAKES A MARKET? EFFICIENCY, ACCOUNTABILITY, AND RELIABILITY OR GETTING THE BABIES WE WANT; 1 Baby Markets; A. CONVENTIONAL WISDOM; B. THE POSNER PARADIGM; 1. The Market Debate; 2. The Free Market: Direct and Indirect; C. MARKET PITFALLS AND CONVENTIONAL WISDOM; D. VALUES AND SOCIAL IMPACT; 1. Price Caps; 2. Taxation; 3. Information; E. CONCLUSION; 2 The Upside of Baby Markets; A. EGGS AND EMBRYOS; B. EMBRYOS; C. CONCLUSION; 3 Price and Pretense in the Baby Market. A. DEFINING THE MARKET1. Common Market Attributes: Industry Segmentation and Price Differentiation; 2. DistinctMarket Attributes: Public Policy, Inelasticity, Substitutability, and Consumer Desperation; B. THE COSTS OF REGULATORY PRETENSE; 1. ImprovingMarket Functioning; 2. Other Public Policies; C. BABY-SELLING BANS AS RENT SEEKING; 1. Controlling Market Entry; 2. Cartelization and Price Fixing; D. CONCLUSION; 4 Bringing Feminist Fundamentalism to U.S. Baby Markets; 5 Producing Kinship through the Marketplaces of Transnational Adoption; A. THE PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION OF ADOPTIVE KINSHIP. B. MARKET, STATE, AND CLIENT: CONTEXTUALIZING CHINA-U.S. ADOPTIONC. BROKERING AND BUFFERING THE PRODUCTION OF KINSHIP; D. MARKET MEDIATION OF KINSHIP AND CULTURE; E. COMING TO CONCLUSIONS: THE PRODUCTIVE EDGES OF THE MARKET; PART TWO. SPACE AND PLACE: REPRODUCING AND REFRAMING SOCIAL NORMS OF RACE, CLASS, GENDER, AND OTHERNESS; 6 Adoption Laws and Practices: Serving Whose Interests?; A. PARADIGM SHIFTS; 1. The Baby Adoption Business; 2. Agency Adoptions: Public Policy for Nonbabies; B. PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE; 7 International Adoption: The Human Rights Issues. A. THE POLITICS AND THE POLICY PROS AND CONS1. Interests of Existing Children in Need of Homes Who Could Be Placed Internationally; 2. Larger Community Interests; 3. Adoption Abuses; B. REFORM DIRECTIONS FOR THE FUTURE; 8 Heterosexuality as a Prenatal Social Problem: Why Parents and Courts Have a Taste for Heterosexuality; A. HETEROSEXUALITY OFFSPRING PREFERENCE; B. THE JUDICIAL TASTE FOR HETEROSEXUALITY; C. IMPLICATIONS; 9 Transracial Adoption of Black Children: An Economic Analysis; A. RACE AND ANTIDISCRIMINATION LAW IN ADOPTION; B. THE INEFFICIENCY OF A BAN ON TRANSRACIAL ADOPTION. C. THE NUMBER OF TRANSRACIAL ADOPTIONS1. Administrative Data on Adoptions from Foster Care; 2. Limitations of the Data; 3. Identifying Transracial Adoptions; D. TRANSRACIAL ADOPTEES EXPERIENCE SPEEDIER ADOPTIONS; E. CONCLUSION; PART THREE. SPECTRUMS AND DISCOURSES: RIGHTS, REGULATIONS, AND CHOICE; 10 Reproducing Dreams; A. ANONYMITY; 1. Legal Protections for Anonymity; 2. Why Not End Anonymity?; B. THE PARENTING EFFECT; 1. Donor Sperm; 2. Egg-Formed Families; C. CONCLUSION; 11 Why Do Parents Have Rights?: The Problem of Kinship in Liberal Thought; A. GENDER ASYMMETRY AND GENDER JUSTICE.

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Michele Goodwin and a group of contributing experts examine the ways in which Westerners create families through private, market processes.

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