Testing Women, Testing the Fetus : The Social Impact of Amniocentesis in America (The Anthropology of Everydaylife) [1ed.]0415916453, 9780415916455, 9780203011348

Author : Rayna Rapp
"""Description:Rich with the voices and stories of participants, these touching, firsthand accounts examine how women of diverse racial, ethnic, class and religious backgrounds perceive prenatal testing, the most prevalent and routinized of the new reproducing technologies. Based on the author's decade of research and her own personal experiences with amniocentesis, Testing Women, Testing the Fetus explores the ""geneticization"" of family life in all its complexity and diversity."""
Categories: Biology Anthropology
Year :2000
Publisher :
Language : English
N° Of Pages : 368[376]
File Info : pdf 2 Mb

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