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Title Abortion pills, test tube babies, and sex toys : emerging sexual and reproductive technologies in the Middle East and North Africa / edited by L.L. Wynn and Angel M. Foster
Published Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, [2016]
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Summary "From Viagra to in vitro fertilization, new technologies are rapidly changing the global face of reproductive health. They are far from neutral: religious, cultural, social, and legal contexts condition their global transfer. The way a society interprets and adopts (or rejects) a new technology reveals a great deal about the relationship between bodies and the body politic. Reproductive health technologies are often particularly controversial because of their potential to reconfigure kinship relationships, sexual mores, gender roles, and the way life is conceptualized. This collection of original ethnographic research spans the region from Morocco and Tunisia to Israel and Iran and covers a wide range of technologies, including emergency contraception, medication abortion, gamete donation, hymenoplasty, erectile dysfunction, and gender transformation."-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Birth control -- Africa, North
Birth control -- Middle East
Human reproductive technology -- Africa, North
Human reproductive technology -- Middle East
Reproductive Techniques
Birth control.
Human reproductive technology.
MEDICAL -- Gynecology & Obstetrics.
MEDICAL -- Reproductive Medicine & Technology.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Abortion & Birth Control.
Africa, Northern
Middle East
Africa, North.
Middle East.
Form Electronic book
Author Foster, A. M. (Angelina Marguerite), editor
Wynn, L. L., 1971- editor
LC no. 2016026302
ISBN 0826521290 (electronic bk.)
9780826521293 (electronic bk.)
(cloth edition)