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Assisting reproduction, testing genes : global encounters with new biotechnologies

Author: Daphna Birenbaum-Carmeli; Marcia C Inhorn
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Berghahn Books, 2009.
Series: Fertility, reproduction, and sexuality, 0018
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Following the routinization of assisted reproduction in the industrialized world, technologies such as in vitro fertilization, preimplantation genetic diagnosis, and DNA-based paternity testing have  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daphna Birenbaum-Carmeli; Marcia C Inhorn
ISBN: 9781845456252 1845456254
OCLC Number: 848911999
Description: VI, 297 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements Introduction: Assisting reproduction, testing genes: Global encounters with new biotechnologies Daphna Birenbaum-Carmeli, Marcia C. Inhorn PART I: FAMILIES AND BEYOND: REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGIES AND NEW SOCIAL ORDERS Chapter 1. East in west? Turkish migrants and the conception of the ethnic other in Germany Lisa Vanderlinden Chapter 2. Cultural meanings of assisted reproductive technologies: Women's voices from Bulgaria Yulia Panayotova and Irina L. G. Todorova Chapter 3. ICSI: Reflections on male infertility and manhood in the Middle Eastern Muslim world Marcia C. Inhorn PART II: COUPLES AND OTHERS: ASSISTING REPRODUCTION WITH THIRD PARTIES Chapter 4. The traffic between women: Female alliance and familial egg donation in Ecuador Elizabeth Roberts Chapter 5. Law, ethics, and donor technologies in Shi'a Iran Soraya Tremayne Chapter 6. Inappropriate relations: The ban on surrogacy with In Vitro fertilization and the limits of state renovation in contemporary Vietnam Melissa J. Pashigian Chapter 7. Contested surrogacy and the gender order: An Israeli case study Daphna Birenbaum-Carmeli PART III: TESTING GENES AND USING CELLS: ENCOUNTERS WITH ADVANCED GENETIC TECHNOLOGIES Chapter 8. The genesis of embryos and ethics In Vitro: Practicing preimplantation genetic diagnosis in Argentina Kelly Raspberry Chapter 9. Assisted life: The neoliberal moral economy of embryonic stem cells in India Aditya Bharadwaj Chapter 10. Doubt is the mother of all invention: DNA and paternity in a Brazilian setting Claudia Fonseca Notes on contributors Bibliography Index
Series Title: Fertility, reproduction, and sexuality, 0018
Responsibility: edited by Daphna Birenbaum-Carmeli and Marcia C. Inhorn.


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