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Conceiving normalcy : rhetoric, law, and the double binds of infertility

Author: Elizabeth C Britt
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2001.
Series: Rhetoric, culture, and social critique.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This rhetorical analysis examines a 1987 Massachusetts law affecting infertility treatment, and the cultural context that makes such a law possible. The author uses interviews with women undergoing  Read more...

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Britt, Elizabeth C. (Elizabeth Carol), 1964-
Conceiving normalcy rhetoric, law, and the double binds of infertility.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)606615033
Online version:
Britt, Elizabeth C. (Elizabeth Carol), 1964-
Conceiving normalcy rhetoric, law, and the double binds of infertility.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)607934101
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth C Britt
ISBN: 0817310983 9780817310981
OCLC Number: 45800045
Description: xi, 206 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Defining infertility --
Insuring (in)fertility --
Success and failure --
Order and discontinuity --
Control and constraint --
Epilogue : the cultural work of the double bind --
Appendix A. Text of the Massachusetts Infertility Insurance Mandate --
Appendix B. Legislative information --
Appendix C. Research methods --
Appendix D. Interview participants.
Series Title: Rhetoric, culture, and social critique.
Responsibility: Elizabeth C. Britt.

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