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Author Thompson, Charis.

Title Making parents : the ontological choreography of reproductive technologies / Charis Thompson.

Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  616.69206 THOM    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 360 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Inside technology.
Inside technology.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [317]-353) and index.
Contents Introduction: Making Parents: Selective Pronatalism, Ontological Choreography, a Biomedical Mode of Reproduction, Methods, Reading This Book, and Where I Stand 1 -- I Disciplinary Stakes -- 1 Science and Society: Some Varieties of Science and Technology Studies 31 -- 2 Fertile Ground: Feminists Theorize Reproductive Technologies 55 -- II Ontological Choreography -- 3 Techniques of Normalization: (Re)producing the ART Clinic 79 -- 4 Is Man to Father as Woman Is to Mother? Masculinity, Gender Performativity, and Social (Dis)Order 117 -- 5 Strategic Naturalizing: Kinship, Race, and Ethnicity 145 -- 6 Agency through Objectification: Subjectivity and Technology 179 -- III Economies -- 7 Sex, Drugs, and Money: The Public, Privacy, and the Monopoly of Desperation 207 -- 8 Sacred and Profane Human Embryo: A Biomedical Mode of (Re)Production? 245.
Subject Human reproductive technology -- United States -- History.
Human reproductive technology -- Social aspects -- United States.
Human reproductive technology -- Philosophy.
ISBN 0262201569 (hc. : alk. paper)