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Title Infertility around the globe : new thinking on childlessness, gender and reproductive technologies / edited by Marcia C. Inhorn, Frank van Balen.
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, 2002.

Subject Infertility -- Developing countries.
Infertility -- Social aspects.
Infertility -- Psychological aspects.
Infertility -- psychology.
Reproductive Techniques, Assisted.
Reproductive Techniques.
Cross-Cultural Comparison.
Infertility -- ethnology.
Alt Name Inhorn, Marcia C.,
Balen, Frank van,
Description 1 online resource (358 pages)
Summary These essays examine the global impact of infertility as a major reproductive health issue, one that has profoundly affected the lives of countless women and men. The contributors address a range of topics including how the deeply gendered nature of infertility sets the blame on women's shoulders.
Note Print version record.
Contents PART I: Discourses and Debates; PART II: Gender and Body Politics; PART III: The Infertility Belt; PART IV: Globalizing Technologies; CONTRIBUTORS; INDEX.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9780520927810 (electronic bk.)
0520927818 (electronic bk.)
9780520231085 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0520231082 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780520231375 (paper ; alk. paper)
0520231376 (paper ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 475933605
Additional Format Print version: Infertility around the globe. Berkeley : University of California Press, 2002 0520231082 (DLC) 2001007069 (OCoLC)48434908

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