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Cultural conceptions [electronic resource] : on reproductive technologies and the remaking of life / Valerie Hartouni.

Author/Creator:
Hartouni, Valerie.
Publication:
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c1997.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (188 p.)
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Subjects:
Human reproductive technology -- Social aspects.
Human reproductive technology -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
A thoughtful examination considering the cultural effects of new reproductive technologies as reflected in video images, popular journalism, scientific debates, legal briefs, and policy decisions.
Contents:
Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Impaired Sight or Partial Vision? Tracking Reproductive Bodies; 2 Containing Women: Reproductive Discourse(s) in the 1980's; 3 Fetal Exposures: Abortion Politics and the Optics of Allusion; 4 Reproducing Public Meanings: In the Matter of Baby M; 5 Breached Birth: Anna Johnson and the Reproduction of Raced Bodies; 6 ""On Breeding Good Stock"": Reflections on Herrnstein and Murray's Bell Curve; 7 Replicating the Singular Self: Some Thoughts on Cloning and Cultural Identity; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-170) and index.
ISBN:
0-8166-8656-4
OCLC:
476094290