9780807858479

The Infertility Treadmill: Feminist Ethics, Personal Choice, and the Use of Reproductive Technologies

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  • ISBN13:

    9780807858479

  • ISBN10:

    0807858471

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-11-01
  • Publisher: UNIV OF NORTH CAROLINA PRESS

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Summary

Focuses on sociological and ethical aspects of infertility and treatments. Topics include assisted reproductive technologies as private choice and social practice, public discussion of infertility, and limits of assisted reproductive technologies. For medical ethicists. Softcover, hardcover available.

Author Biography

Karey Harwood is assistant professor of philosophy and religion at North Carolina State University

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introduction: Work, Family, and Reproductive Technologiesp. 1
Questions in the Abstract: Assisted Reproductive Technologies as Private Choice and Social Practicep. 10
RESOLVE: An Advocate and Forum for the Infertilep. 39
Public Discussions of Infertility: Community Norms in One Group's Questp. 62
Contributions from Ethics: Gender, Consumerism, and Challenges to the Ethos of Neutralityp. 98
Lessons from Experience: Meaning Making and the Limits of Assisted Reproductive Technologiesp. 132
Conclusionp. 157
Methodological Afterwordp. 167
Interview Schedulep. 173
Notesp. 177
Bibliographyp. 201
Indexp. 213
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