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Stolen Motherhood

Surrogacy and Made-to-Order Children

Neither marginal nor secret, contracting surrogate mothers is growing rapidly and is regarded as socially progressive. Yet the “process” is vitiated from the get go, i.e., … 194 View
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Introduction

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The introduction looks at legality in Quebec and Canada and establishes some vocabulary definitions. 24 $2.40 Add
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Surrogacy’s Emergence, Development, and International Expansion

From: Stolen Motherhood

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The author begins by examining the social, cultural, and economic factors that underpin surrogacy, claiming that it is essential to examine it in today’s context while identifying the … 32 $3.20 Add
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Women’s Issues

From: Stolen Motherhood

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This chapter looks at the evolution of the concept/experience of motherhood, and the author asserts that society is increasingly viewing pregnancy and childbirth from a utilitarian perspective, … 33 $3.30 Add
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The Child at the Heart of Surrogacy

From: Stolen Motherhood

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This chapter focuses on the children at the "heart" of surrogacy, highlighting these children’s wellbeing, future, and all other considerations, which the author argues are … 23 $2.30 Add
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When the Patriarchy Meets the Matriarchy

From: Power Shift

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Politics and Society — the power and the fury of changing world opinions Please Note: A collection can contain up to 30% of the chapters from this title 56 $6.72 Add
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Wanting a Child versus Human Dignity

From: Stolen Motherhood

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The author critiques the for-profit contract based model of surrogacy and looks at the implications of this model. She touches on concepts of medical ethics, individualism, social infertility, … 22 $2.20 Add
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The Pieces of the Puzzle

From: Stolen Motherhood

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This chapter examines three dimensions of surrogacy more closely: "the health of mother and child, the use of anthropological knowledge in the debate surrounding it, and the illusion that … 22 $2.20 Add
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Conclusion

From: Stolen Motherhood

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The conclusion touches on the nature of the demand for surrogacy and argues that surrogacy should be banned internationally. 13 $1.30 Add
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Mussolini the Feminist

Did the Duce improve the status of women in Italy?

From: Mussolini Also Did A Lot of Good

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This chapter tackles the premise that the Fascist regime was more open to women’s rights than the regimes that preceded it and have followed it. The author examines how this Facist regime … 17 $1.70 Add
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The Dictionary of Homophobia: L

Publisher's note, Preface to the Original Edition, Editor's Preface To the English-Language Edition, Introduction, The Anti-Anthology, Table of Entries, Contributors

From: The Dictionary of Homophobia

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Latin America (Luiz Mott); Law. See European Law; Leduc, Violette (Anne-Claire Rebreyend); Lesbophobia (Raymonde Gérard); Literature (Louis-Georges Tin); Lobby (Caroline Fourest) 38 $1.14 Add
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The Dictionary of Homophobia: N, O

Publisher's note, Preface to the Original Edition, Editor's Preface To the English-Language Edition, Introduction, The Anti-Anthology, Table of Entries, Contributors

From: The Dictionary of Homophobia

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Nature. See Against Nature; North America (Pierre-Olivier de Busscher); Oceania (David Plummer); Orthodoxy (Christian) (Nicolas Plagne); Otherness (Pierre Zaoui); Outing (Christophe Broqua) 39 $1.17 Add