The Resource Gay men pursuing parenthood via surrogacy : reconfiguring kinship, (electronic resource)

Gay men pursuing parenthood via surrogacy : reconfiguring kinship, (electronic resource)

Label
Gay men pursuing parenthood via surrogacy : reconfiguring kinship
Title
Gay men pursuing parenthood via surrogacy
Title remainder
reconfiguring kinship
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Dean Murphy analyses how relatedness is enacted in the context of gay men pursuing parenthood and a 'child of one's own' through both domestic and transnational surrogacy arrangements.Drawing on data collected from in-depth interviews with gay men living in Australia and the United States, and news media, the book explores how gay men 'enact' parenthood and family life in ways that both challenge and reinforce dominant notions of kinship and masculinity. These men represent an important first generation to access assisted reproductive technologies for this purpose and are part of an increasing
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Characteristic
document
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Murphy, Dean A
Dewey number
306.766
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gay men
  • Gay parents
  • Parenthood
  • Surrogate mothers
  • Kinship
Label
Gay men pursuing parenthood via surrogacy : reconfiguring kinship, (electronic resource)
Link
http://goldcoast.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=A01CF500-E7BC-4229-98FD-FE6EF882A0B8
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Publication
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Description based upon print version of record
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS; 1. A child of One's Own; 'The Swirl'; Research Questions; Approach; Defining Surrogacy and Kinship; Chapter Outline; 2. Literature, Theory and Method; A Review of the Literature; Theoretical Considerations; The Concept of Enactment; Data and Information Collection; Conclusions; 3. Brave New World: Representing gay men's surrogacy practices in print media; Introduction; Print Media; Conclusions; 4. The New Normal: Plugging into discourses of gay male parenthood; Introduction; Understanding the Desire to become Parents
  • Unplugging from ParenthoodReplugging into Parenthood; Choosing to be a 'Good Citizen'; Choosing a different way to do Family; Conclusions; 5. What's Mine is Yours: Negotiating kinship and biogenetic connection within surrogacy-formed families; Introduction; 'Bio-Dads'; Non-'Bio-Dads'; Negotiated/Creative Affinity; Ethereal Affinity and the Importance of Resemblance; The Egg Donor; The Gestational Surrogate; Conclusions; 6. A Clean Transaction': Negotiating the Market in Surrogacy; Introduction; Crossing Borders, Crossing Boundaries; Gift or Commodity?; 'A Clean Transaction'
  • Ambivalence and the 'Oppressive' Gift7. Reconfiguring Kinship; References; Appendix A: Glossary of Terms; APPENDIX B: Interview Schedule; APPENDIX C: List of Relevant Publications and Presentations; Index
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (277 p.)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781742242118
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unknown
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
A01CF500-E7BC-4229-98FD-FE6EF882A0B8
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o912238361
  • (OCoLC)912238361
Label
Gay men pursuing parenthood via surrogacy : reconfiguring kinship, (electronic resource)
Link
http://goldcoast.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=A01CF500-E7BC-4229-98FD-FE6EF882A0B8
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS; 1. A child of One's Own; 'The Swirl'; Research Questions; Approach; Defining Surrogacy and Kinship; Chapter Outline; 2. Literature, Theory and Method; A Review of the Literature; Theoretical Considerations; The Concept of Enactment; Data and Information Collection; Conclusions; 3. Brave New World: Representing gay men's surrogacy practices in print media; Introduction; Print Media; Conclusions; 4. The New Normal: Plugging into discourses of gay male parenthood; Introduction; Understanding the Desire to become Parents
  • Unplugging from ParenthoodReplugging into Parenthood; Choosing to be a 'Good Citizen'; Choosing a different way to do Family; Conclusions; 5. What's Mine is Yours: Negotiating kinship and biogenetic connection within surrogacy-formed families; Introduction; 'Bio-Dads'; Non-'Bio-Dads'; Negotiated/Creative Affinity; Ethereal Affinity and the Importance of Resemblance; The Egg Donor; The Gestational Surrogate; Conclusions; 6. A Clean Transaction': Negotiating the Market in Surrogacy; Introduction; Crossing Borders, Crossing Boundaries; Gift or Commodity?; 'A Clean Transaction'
  • Ambivalence and the 'Oppressive' Gift7. Reconfiguring Kinship; References; Appendix A: Glossary of Terms; APPENDIX B: Interview Schedule; APPENDIX C: List of Relevant Publications and Presentations; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (277 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781742242118
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
A01CF500-E7BC-4229-98FD-FE6EF882A0B8
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o912238361
  • (OCoLC)912238361

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