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Living Laboratories : Women and Reproductive Technologies

By: Rowland, Robyn.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Chicago : Spinifex Press, 2007Description: 1 online resource (384 p.).ISBN: 9781742191164.Subject(s): Genetic engineering Social aspects | Human reproductive technology | Reproduction Moral and religious aspects | WomenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Living Laboratories : Women and Reproductive TechnologiesDDC classification: 176 LOC classification: BJRG133.5Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
BOOK COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; DEDICATION; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; REPRODUCTIVE CONSCIOUSNESS: THE LOSS OF INNOCENCE; CHANGING SOCIAL VALUES: COMMODIFICATION AND CONTROL; CRUMBLING MOTHERHOOD: MEN AND THE CONTROL OF REPRODUCTION; PART 1: MOTHERHOOD, MEDICINE AND MEN; 1 IN VITRO FERTILISATION: MAN MAKES THE EMBRYO; 2 THE MASCULINE DREAM OF QUALITY CONTROL: GENETIC ENGINEERING; 3 WOMAN AS A DISSOLVING CAPSULE: THE CHALLENGE OF FETAL PERSONHOOD; 4 THE DEPERSONALISATION OF BIRTH MOTHERS: SO-CALLED 'SURROGACY'; PART 2: SETTING THE CONTEXT FOR REPRODUCTIVE CONTROL
5 THE VALUES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE6 'REPROSPEAK': THE LANGUAGE OF THE NEW REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGIES; 7 MOTHERHOOD AND INFERTILITY: MEDICAL SCIENCE CO-OPTS IDEOLOGY AND DESIRE; 8 RIGHTS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND RESISTANCE; NOTES AND REFERENCES; INDEX
Summary: Imagine an unborn foetus having children. In a world where frozen embryo banks and test-tube babies are presented as the ''norm'', the culling of immature eggs from a female foetus is no longer science fiction. How does this affect our concepts of parenting and mothering? What are the ethical and moral implications of research into human reproduction? Robyn Rowland argues that women have become ''living laboratories''. A book that has achieved the status of a classic.
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BOOK COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; DEDICATION; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; REPRODUCTIVE CONSCIOUSNESS: THE LOSS OF INNOCENCE; CHANGING SOCIAL VALUES: COMMODIFICATION AND CONTROL; CRUMBLING MOTHERHOOD: MEN AND THE CONTROL OF REPRODUCTION; PART 1: MOTHERHOOD, MEDICINE AND MEN; 1 IN VITRO FERTILISATION: MAN MAKES THE EMBRYO; 2 THE MASCULINE DREAM OF QUALITY CONTROL: GENETIC ENGINEERING; 3 WOMAN AS A DISSOLVING CAPSULE: THE CHALLENGE OF FETAL PERSONHOOD; 4 THE DEPERSONALISATION OF BIRTH MOTHERS: SO-CALLED 'SURROGACY'; PART 2: SETTING THE CONTEXT FOR REPRODUCTIVE CONTROL

5 THE VALUES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE6 'REPROSPEAK': THE LANGUAGE OF THE NEW REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGIES; 7 MOTHERHOOD AND INFERTILITY: MEDICAL SCIENCE CO-OPTS IDEOLOGY AND DESIRE; 8 RIGHTS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND RESISTANCE; NOTES AND REFERENCES; INDEX

Imagine an unborn foetus having children. In a world where frozen embryo banks and test-tube babies are presented as the ''norm'', the culling of immature eggs from a female foetus is no longer science fiction. How does this affect our concepts of parenting and mothering? What are the ethical and moral implications of research into human reproduction? Robyn Rowland argues that women have become ''living laboratories''. A book that has achieved the status of a classic.

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