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The Resource God's laboratory : assisted reproduction in the Andes, Elizabeth F.S. Roberts

God's laboratory : assisted reproduction in the Andes, Elizabeth F.S. Roberts

Label
God's laboratory : assisted reproduction in the Andes
Title
God's laboratory
Title remainder
assisted reproduction in the Andes
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth F.S. Roberts
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Assisted reproduction, with its test tubes, injections, and gamete donors, often raises important concerns regarding matters of life and kinship. Yet these concerns do not take the same form everywhere around the world. In this innovative ethnography of in vitro fertilization in Ecuador, Elizabeth Roberts shows how having children through biotechnological intervention is not only tolerated, it is embraced by the population, despite widespread poverty and official condemnation by the Catholic Church. Roberts takes us into clinics, laboratories, and homes, providing a textured picture of the int
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Cataloging source
MHW
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1970-
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Roberts, Elizabeth F. S.
Dewey number
616.6/920609866
Index
index present
LC call number
RG133.5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Human reproductive technology
  • Human reproductive technology
  • Fertilization in vitro, Human
  • Medical anthropology
  • Medical anthropology
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Fertilization in vitro, Human
  • Human reproductive technology
  • Medical anthropology
  • Andes Region
  • Ecuador
Label
God's laboratory : assisted reproduction in the Andes, Elizabeth F.S. Roberts
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Cast of Characters; Preface; Introduction: Reproductive Assistance; Corporeal Punishment: Sandra; 1. Private Medicine and the Law of Life; Crazy for Bingo: Consuelo; 2. Assisted Whiteness; Yo Soy Teresa la Fea/Ugly Teresa; 3. White Beauty: Gamete Donation in a Mestizo Nation; When Blood Calls: Frida and Anabela; 4. Egg Economies and the Traffic between Women; Abandonment: Vanessa; 5. On Ice: Embryo Destinies; Conclusion: Care-Worthy; Notes; References; Index
Control code
793166639
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520952256
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
ebc903398
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt3qg9
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)793166639
Label
God's laboratory : assisted reproduction in the Andes, Elizabeth F.S. Roberts
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Cast of Characters; Preface; Introduction: Reproductive Assistance; Corporeal Punishment: Sandra; 1. Private Medicine and the Law of Life; Crazy for Bingo: Consuelo; 2. Assisted Whiteness; Yo Soy Teresa la Fea/Ugly Teresa; 3. White Beauty: Gamete Donation in a Mestizo Nation; When Blood Calls: Frida and Anabela; 4. Egg Economies and the Traffic between Women; Abandonment: Vanessa; 5. On Ice: Embryo Destinies; Conclusion: Care-Worthy; Notes; References; Index
Control code
793166639
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520952256
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
ebc903398
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt3qg9
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)793166639

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