Reproductive Genetics, Gender and the Body

Reproductive Genetics, Gender and the Body


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415213851
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/01/2002
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Sociology of Reproductive Genetics: The Institutions of Reproductive and Gender and Genes in Bodies 1. Prenatal Politics and 'Normal Patients Families' 2. Biomedical Knowledge and Interests: Genetic Storytellers and Normative Strategies 3. Organisation of 'Genetics Work': Surveillance Medicine and Genetic Risk as a Novelty 4. Shaping Pregnant Bodies: Distorting Metaphors, Reproductive Asceticism and Genetic Capital 5. Gendered Bodies, The Discourse of Shame and 'Disablism' 6. Syncronizing Pregnant Bodies and Making Reproductive Time: Comparing Expert Claims in Greece, Netherlands, England and Finland 7. Reproductive Genetics and the Need for Embodied Ethics

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