skip to content
An immaculate misconception : sex in an age of mechanical reproduction Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

An immaculate misconception : sex in an age of mechanical reproduction

Author: Carl Djerassi
Publisher: London : Imperial College Press ; River Edge, NJ : Distributed by World Scientific Pub. Co., 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
One of the most challenging issues of the 21st century is the impending separation of sex (in bed) and reproduction (under the microscope) as a result of recent advances in contraception and assisted reproduction. Many of the ethical and societal issues associated with these new reproductive technologies, notably intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), are raised in an unusual format -- namely in dialogic form --  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Drama
Plays
Named Person: Carl Djerassi
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Djerassi
ISBN: 1860942482 9781860942488
OCLC Number: 44916146
Description: xviii, 134 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Production History --
Act 1, Scene 1 --
E-Mail Interlude --
Act 1, Scene 2 --
E-Mail Interlude --
Act 1, Scene 3 --
E-Mail Interlude --
Act 1, Scene 4 --
E-Mail Interlude --
Act 1, Scene 5 --
Act 1, Scene 6 --
E-Mail Interlude --
Act 2, Scene 7 --
Act 2, Scene 8 --
Act 2, Scene 9 --
Act 2, Scene 10 --
E-Mail Interlude --
Act 2, Scene 11.
Responsibility: Carl Djerassi.

Abstract:

This volume explores, through a dialogic format, the ethical and societal issues associated with the advances in the fields of contraceptive and assisted reproductive technologies.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Carl Djerassi's thoughtful new play ... a host of intriguing issues about medical ethics, parenthood, and the rights of child ... a welcome and successful experiment." The Times, London, 1999 Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/44916146> # An immaculate misconception : sex in an age of mechanical reproduction
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "44916146" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/837074413#Place/river_edge_nj> ; # River Edge, NJ
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/837074413#Topic/in_vitrofertilisatie> ; # In-vitrofertilisatie
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1014003> ; # Medical drama
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/923195> ; # Fertilization in vitro
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85082929> ; # Medical ethics
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/837074413#Topic/insemination_artificial> ; # Insemination, Artificial
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/817235> ; # Artificial insemination, Human
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85047905> ; # Fertilization in vitro
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/108518014> ; # Carl Djerassi
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85008176> ; # Artificial insemination, Human
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/812.54/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1014081> ; # Medical ethics
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/837074413#Topic/toneelstukken_teksten> ; # Toneelstukken (teksten)
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/108518014> ; # Carl Djerassi
    schema:datePublished "2000" ;
    schema:description "One of the most challenging issues of the 21st century is the impending separation of sex (in bed) and reproduction (under the microscope) as a result of recent advances in contraception and assisted reproduction. Many of the ethical and societal issues associated with these new reproductive technologies, notably intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), are raised in an unusual format -- namely in dialogic form -- which is both entertaining and pedagogically informative."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/837074413> ;
    schema:genre "Plays"@en ;
    schema:genre "Drama"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "An immaculate misconception : sex in an age of mechanical reproduction"@en ;
    schema:productID "44916146" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/44916146#PublicationEvent/london_imperial_college_press_river_edge_nj_distributed_by_world_scientific_pub_co_2000> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/837074413#Agent/distributed_by_world_scientific_pub_co> ; # Distributed by World Scientific Pub. Co.
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/837074413#Agent/imperial_college_press> ; # Imperial College Press
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781860942488> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA055889> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/44916146> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/837074413#Agent/distributed_by_world_scientific_pub_co> # Distributed by World Scientific Pub. Co.
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Distributed by World Scientific Pub. Co." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/837074413#Agent/imperial_college_press> # Imperial College Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Imperial College Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/837074413#Place/river_edge_nj> # River Edge, NJ
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "River Edge, NJ" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/837074413#Topic/in_vitrofertilisatie> # In-vitrofertilisatie
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "In-vitrofertilisatie"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/837074413#Topic/insemination_artificial> # Insemination, Artificial
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Insemination, Artificial"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/837074413#Topic/toneelstukken_teksten> # Toneelstukken (teksten)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Toneelstukken (teksten)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85008176> # Artificial insemination, Human
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Artificial insemination, Human"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85047905> # Fertilization in vitro
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Fertilization in vitro"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85082929> # Medical ethics
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Medical ethics"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1014003> # Medical drama
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Medical drama"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1014081> # Medical ethics
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Medical ethics"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/817235> # Artificial insemination, Human
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Artificial insemination, Human"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/923195> # Fertilization in vitro
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Fertilization in vitro"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/108518014> # Carl Djerassi
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1923" ;
    schema:familyName "Djerassi" ;
    schema:givenName "Carl" ;
    schema:name "Carl Djerassi" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781860942488>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1860942482" ;
    schema:isbn "9781860942488" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.