Baby markets : money and the new politics of creating families /

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Imprint:New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Description:xxi, 314 p. ; 23 cm.
Subject:Adoption -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Human reproductive technology -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Child welfare -- United States.
Intercountry adoption.
Family planning -- Evaluation.
Family policy.
Human reproduction -- Political aspects.
Human reproductive technology -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Adoption -- Law and legislation.
Child welfare.
Family policy.
Human reproduction -- Political aspects.
Human reproductive technology -- Law and legislation.
Human reproductive technology -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Intercountry adoption.
United States.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Goodwin, Michele.
Case, Mary Anne.
ISBN:9780521513739 (hardback)
0521513731 (hardback)
9780521735100 (pbk.)
0521735106 (pbk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Part 1. What Makes a Market? Efficiency, Accountability, and Reliability or Getting the Babies We Want
  • 1. Baby Markets
  • 2. The Upside of Baby Markets
  • 3. Price and Pretense in the Baby Market
  • 4. Bringing Feminist Fundamentalism to U.S. Baby Markets
  • 5. Producing Kinship through the Marketplaces of Transnational Adoption
  • Part 2. Space and Place: Reproducing and Reframing Social Norms of Race, Class, Gender, and Otherness
  • 6. Adoption Laws and Practices: Serving Whose Interests?
  • 7. International Adoption: The Human Rights Issues
  • 8. Heterosexuality as a Prenatal Social Problem: Why Parents and Courts Have a Taste for Heterosexuality
  • 9. Transracial Adoption of Black Children: An Economic Analysis
  • Part 3. Spectrums and Discourses: Rights, Regulations, and Choice
  • 10. Reproducing Dreams
  • 11. Why Do Parents Have Rights?: The Problem of Kinship in Liberal Thought
  • 12. Free Markets, Free Choice?: A Market Approach to Reproductive Rights
  • 13. Commerce and Regulation in the Assisted Reproduction Industry
  • 14. Ethics within Markets or a Market for Ethics?: Can Disclosure of Sperm Donor Identity Be Effectively Mandated?
  • Part 4. The Ethics of Baby and Embryo Markets
  • 15. Egg Donation for Research and Reproduction: The Compensation Conundrum
  • 16. Eggs, Nests, and Stem Cells
  • 17. Where Stem Cell Research Meets Abortion Politics: Limits on Buying and Selling Human Oocytes
  • Part 5. Tenuous Grounds and Baby Taboos
  • 18. Risky Exchanges
  • 19. Giving In to Baby Markets
  • Concluding Thoughts
  • Author Bios
  • Index