Local Babies, Global Science: Gender, Religion and in Vitro Fertilization in Egypt

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Local Babies, Global Science: Gender, Religion and in Vitro Fertilization in Egypt - Inhorn, Marcia Claire, and Inhorn Marcia, C

In the Arab world, motherhood is glorified, childlessness is socially unacceptable, and adoption is religiously prohibited. How then do couples handle infertility? "Local Babies, Global Science" examines in vitro fertilization among affluent couples in Egypt, and the implications for Arab and global society. Marcia Inhorn's beautifully written ...

Local Babies, Global Science: Gender, Religion and in Vitro Fertilization in Egypt 2003, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415944168

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