Technologies of Procreation: Kinship in the Age of Assisted Conception / Edition 2

Technologies of Procreation: Kinship in the Age of Assisted Conception / Edition 2

by Jeanette Edwards, Sarah Franklin, Eric Hirsch, Frances Price
     
 

Technologies of Procreation bridges the gap between medical technology and cultural values. It looks at the ways in which the 'technologies of procreation' affect society from an anthropological perspective.See more details below

Overview

Technologies of Procreation bridges the gap between medical technology and cultural values. It looks at the ways in which the 'technologies of procreation' affect society from an anthropological perspective.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415170567
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/28/1999
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors
Preface and acknowledgements
Introduction, second edition1
Introduction, first edition: A question of context9
1Beyond expectation: clinical practices and clinical concerns29
Afterword: Solutions for Life and Growth? Collaborative conceptions in reproductive medicine53
2Explicit connections: ethnographic enquiry in north-west England60
Afterword: Clones - who are they?86
3Negotiated limits: interviews in south-east England91
Afterword: Glimpses of moments in the 'circuit of culture'122
4Making representations: the parliamentary debate on the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act127
Afterword: 'Orphaned' embryos166
5Regulation, substitution and possibility171
Postscript: A relational view, 1993203
Postscript: A relational view, 1998210
Bibliography217
Index231

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