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Gender, identity and reproduction: social perspectives

Earle, Sarah and Letherby, Gayle eds. (2003). Gender, identity and reproduction: social perspectives. London, UK: Palgrave.

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Abstract

'Gender, Identity and Reproduction' draws on a variety of perspectives relevant to an understanding of reproduction across the life-course. Through a consideration of the representation of reproductive identities and experiences, the book highlights difference and diversity in relation to contemporary reproductive choices. The book focuses on women's and men's experiences of agency, control and negotiation within the context of cultural, medical, political, theoretical and lay ideologies of the reproductive process in contemporary Western societies.

Item Type: Edited Book
ISBN: 1-4039-0281-X, 978-1-4039-0281-8
Keywords: reproduction; identity; gender; women's health
Academic Unit/Department: Health and Social Care > Health and Social Care
Item ID: 2794
Depositing User: Sarah Earle
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:48
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/2794
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