Sex In The Future: The Reproductive Revolution and How it Will Change Us [NOOK Book]

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Provocative and often shocking, Sex in the Future examines how advances in reproductive technology will change human behavior. In-vitro fertilization and surrogate motherhood could mean the end not only of infertility but also of the need for men and women to form relationships or for women to interrupt careers for pregnancy. Sperm and egg storage mean people can literally shop for genes, while cloning, egg-egg fertilization, and other techniques will lead to fertility on demand in a Reproduction Restaurant. What...
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Sex In The Future: The Reproductive Revolution and How it Will Change Us

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Overview

Provocative and often shocking, Sex in the Future examines how advances in reproductive technology will change human behavior. In-vitro fertilization and surrogate motherhood could mean the end not only of infertility but also of the need for men and women to form relationships or for women to interrupt careers for pregnancy. Sperm and egg storage mean people can literally shop for genes, while cloning, egg-egg fertilization, and other techniques will lead to fertility on demand in a Reproduction Restaurant. What will all our choices be, and how far down this road do we want to travel?
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781628720761
  • Publisher: Arcade Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/11/2001
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 999
  • File size: 2 MB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 30, 2000

    Red alert! Red alert!!

    This was intended for Britain but has global implications. Baker describes how the nuclear family is disintegrating and paves the way for more single parent families and technical input in paternity cases.Based on technology, the need for relationships is decreasing.A disturbing proposal is that children be reduced to 'child units' and that these child units be used to assess a child tax on each parent.Baker also speculates that the role of prostitutes may evolve into surrogate parents and cites how an estimated 69% of men got prostitutes pregnant during the 1940s.

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