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The Elusive Embryo
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The Elusive Embryo: How Women and Men Approach New Reproductive Technologies

Gay Becker

Abstract

This book brings together the work of writers from a range of disciplines and cultural traditions to explore the social and political dimensions of sexuality and sexual experience. The chapters reconfigure existing notions of gender and sexuality, linking them to deeper understandings of power, resistance, and emancipation around the globe. They map areas that are currently at the cutting edge of social science writing on sexuality, as well as the complex interface between theory and practice. The book highlights the extent to which populations and communities that once were the object of scie ... More

Keywords: sexual experience, gender, sexuality, power, resistance, emancipation, sexual histories, populations, communities, elusive embryo

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780520224308
Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520224308.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gay Becker, author