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Queering reproduction : achieving pregnancy in the age of technoscience

Author: Laura Mamo
Publisher: Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 2007.
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the medical, social, and legal dimensions of the use of assisted reproductive technologies by lesbian women.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Mamo
ISBN: 9780822390220 0822390221
OCLC Number: 271178006
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 304 pages) : illustrations
Contents: From whence we came : sex without reproduction meets reproduction without sex --
"Real lesbians don't have kids" or do they? getting ready for lesbian motherhood --
Choosing a donor : gaining, securing, and seeking legitimacy --
Negotiating conception : lesbians' hybrid-technology practices --
Going high-tech : infertility expertise and lesbian reproductive practices --
Affinity ties as kinship device --
Imagining futures of belonging.
Series Title: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Responsibility: Laura Mamo.
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Presents an analysis of lesbians' use of fertility treatments for achieving pregnancy. This book describes how reproduction has become an intensely medicalized process for lesbians, transforming them  Read more...

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"Queering Reproduction is the most comprehensive and theoretically rich account of lesbians' reproductive practices to date. Laura Mamo shows how social movements, emotions, consumerism, and Read more...

 
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