Encyclopedia of Reproductive Technologies

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Annette Burfoot
Westview Press, 1999 - Medical - 404 pages
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This collection of encyclopedic entries provides a broad-based appreciation of new reproductive technologies that includes accessible technological descriptions and their historical and social contexts. The collection is divided into five thematic areas: Theories of Reproduction—Ancient to Contemporary; Early Reproductive Technologies; Post-War Developments in Conception Control; Advanced Infertility Techniques; and Reproductive Science and Genetic Engineering. The text is designed as a research tool focusing on reproductive technologies, new developments in the field, and their social implications.

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Contents

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A Feminist Critique of the Language
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New Reproductive Technologies as Dystopia David N James
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About the author (1999)

Annette Burfoot is associate professor in the Department of Sociology, Queen's University, Canada. Her areas of research and teaching include women and reproductive technologies, popular culture of the body, and the sociology of science and technology. In addition to The Encyclopedia of Reproductive Technologies (1999) she has published on national policy initiatives in reproduction, the popular representation of women in science fiction film, and the social impacts of genetic engineering.

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