Baby Steps: How Lesbian Alternative Insemination Is Changing the World

Baby Steps: How Lesbian Alternative Insemination Is Changing the World

by Amy Agigian
     
 

Explores the controversial implications of lesbian insemination.See more details below

Overview

Explores the controversial implications of lesbian insemination.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819566300
Publisher:
Wesleyan University Press
Publication date:
03/15/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

AMY AGIGIAN is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Suffolk University in Boston where she is also a founder and director of the Center for Women’s Health and Human Rights.

Table of Contents

Preface
Abbreviations
Introduction
Setting the Historical Stage
Disfertile Discourses: The Inability of Infertility Medicine to Conceive of Lesbian Mothering
Legal Legitimacy and the Lesbian AI “Bastard”
The Economics of Lesbian Insemination
Transforming the Means of Reproduction: Lesbian AI Kinship and Politics
Conclusions: Toward a Lesbian-Normative Universe and AI Family Futures
Appendix A: Methodology, Sources and Citations
Appendix B: Definitions
Notes
Works Cited
Index

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