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The oocyte economy : the changing meaning of human eggs

Author: Cathy Waldby
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Catherine Waldby trace how the history of the valuing of human oocytes--the reproductive cells specific to women--intersects with the biological and social life of women.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Waldby, Cathy.
Oocyte economy.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2019
(DLC) 2018047204
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cathy Waldby
ISBN: 1478005564 9781478005568
OCLC Number: 1079411208
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Temporal oocytes : fertility and deep time --
Twentieth-century oocytes : experiment and experience --
Precious oocytes : IVF and the deficit spiral --
Global oocytes : medical tourism and the transaction of fertility --
Cold-chain oocytes : vitrification and the formation of corporate egg banks --
Private oocytes : personal egg banking and generational time --
Innovation oocytes : therapeutic cloning and mitochondrial donation.
Responsibility: Catherine Waldby.

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