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Author Markens, Susan, 1967-

Title Surrogate motherhood and the politics of reproduction [electronic resource] / Susan Markens.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiii, 272 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-256) and index.
Contents List of illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: unfamiliar families? -- The new problem of surrogate motherhood: legislative responses -- "Choice" and the "best interests of children": claiming the problem of surrogate motherhood -- "Moral conundrums and menacing ambiguities": framing the problem of surrogate motherhood -- Competing frames of surrogacy: comparing newspapers' coverage of "horror stories" -- Unity, divisions, and strange bedfellows: divergent legislative responses to surrogate motherhood -- A brave new world? Reproductive politics from the past to the present -- Appendix A: A note on methods and data -- Appendix B: A multistate comparison of the impact of sponsor's gender and abortion position on the success of surrogacy bills -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Surrogate motherhood.
Surrogate mothers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Surrogate motherhood -- Social aspects -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0520252039 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780520252035 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520252047 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780520252042 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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