Making bodies, persons and families. Normalising reproductive technologies in Russia, Switzerland and Germany. Edited by: de Jong, W; Tkach, O (2009). Münster: LIT Verlag.
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Since Louise Brown was born in 1978, "artificial fertilisation" has become widely practiced. The far-reaching social implications of these procedures are an understudied phenomenon in Switzerland and Russia. Public acceptance of in vitro fertilisation is increasing, but to have a child with this technology, and without sex, is still often imbued with secrecy and taboos. The book sheds light on the cultural and social production of gendered bodies, persons and families in Russia, Switzerland and Germany in the context of reproductive technologies, with a special focus on normalisation practices
|Item Type:||Edited Scientific Work|
|Communities & Collections:||06 Faculty of Arts > Department of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies|
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||390 Customs, etiquette & folklore
300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology
790 Sports, games & entertainment
|Date:||2 July 2009|
|Deposited On:||19 Feb 2010 16:32|
|Last Modified:||05 Jun 2014 09:41|
|Series Name:||Swiss: Forschung und Wissenschaft|
|Number of Pages:||248|
|Related URLs:||http://www.lit-verlag.de/ (Publisher)|
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