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Lived Realities of Solo Motherhood, Donor Conception and Medically Assisted Reproduction

Lived Realities of Solo Motherhood, Donor Conception and Medically Assisted Reproduction

Author: Tine Ravn

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 9781839091155

Category: Social Science

Page: 240

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This book explores the empirical manifestations of the paradoxical features of reproductive technologies and provides in-depth understandings of solo motherhood through assisted reproduction and by recognising the complex experiences and the lived realities of forming donor-conceived families.

Donors

Donors

Author: Petra Nordqvist

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 9781800435643

Category: Social Science

Page: 297

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Drawing on interviews with donors, their kin and fertility counsellors, the authors discuss what donation stories can tell us about contemporary understandings of connectedness, time and morality in the context of reproduction and family life, and consider how reproductive ‘openness’ might be done differently.

Anti-Abortion Activism in the UK

Anti-Abortion Activism in the UK

Author: Pam Lowe

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 9781839093982

Category: Social Science

Page: 296

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Taking a lived religion approach that draws on extensive ethnographic research on abortion debates in public spaces, Anti-Abortion Activism in the UK explores the sacred and profane commitments of anti-abortion activists and counter-demonstrations outside clinics, examining the contestations over space.

(In)Fertile Male Bodies

(In)Fertile Male Bodies

Author: Esmée Sinéad Hanna

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 9781800716117

Category: Social Science

Page: 122

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Esmée Sinéad Hanna and Brendan Gough examine men’s experiences of fertility and lifestyle practices, exploring personal experiences of the role of lifestyle in the quest for conception as well as the broader promotion of ‘lifestyle’ within both clinical and online material as a key aspect for ‘improving’ male fertility.

Technologies of Reproduction Across the Lifecourse

Technologies of Reproduction Across the Lifecourse

Author: Victoria Boydell

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 9781800717336

Category: Social Science

Page: 321

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This book presents a dialogue between scholars on different aspects of reproductive technologies. If we continue to work in disciplinary silos, reproductive studies is in danger of missing, and thereby reproducing, the kinds of power structures that shape reproductive life.

Reproductive Governance and Bodily Materiality

Reproductive Governance and Bodily Materiality

Author: Corinna Sabrina Guerzoni

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 9781800714380

Category: Social Science

Page: 252

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Reproductive Governance and Bodily Materiality explores the growing centrality and power of the medical professional and lay practices within the field of human reproduction as they entangle with political economic processes, providing examples from multiple countries.

Surrogacy in Russia

Surrogacy in Russia

Author: Christina Weis

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 9781839828966

Category: Social Science

Page: 192

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Surrogacy in Russia focuses on commercial surrogacy workers in Russia and other countries of the former Soviet Union. Examining workers' reproductive migrations, the study presents insights into cross-border reproductive treatment and travels for assisted reproduction, and links to ethnicity, feminism, women’s and gender studies.