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Reproducing Reproduction: Kinship, Power, and Technological Innovation
     

Reproducing Reproduction: Kinship, Power, and Technological Innovation

by Sarah Franklin (Editor), Helena Ragone (Editor)
 
The biological givens of human reproduction have formed the basis of much social theory. In chapters on abortion, assisted conception, biodiversity conservation, artificial life sciences, adoption, intellectual property, and prenatal screening, REPRODUCING REPRODUCTION contends that ideologies of class, nation, health, gender, nature, and kinship have reproductive

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The biological givens of human reproduction have formed the basis of much social theory. In chapters on abortion, assisted conception, biodiversity conservation, artificial life sciences, adoption, intellectual property, and prenatal screening, REPRODUCING REPRODUCTION contends that ideologies of class, nation, health, gender, nature, and kinship have reproductive models at their core. 264 pp.

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"Like all good collections organized around a topic of great breadth, Reproducing Reproduction touches on a range of provocative issues without losing sight of the central ideas that connect them."—Women's Review of Books

"A fine collection of articles at the cutting edge of reproductive anthropology."—Signs

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ISBN-13:
9780812233520
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press
Publication date:
11/01/1997
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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