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‘I’ve gone into a consultancy to really lay the law down, you know, get it sorted’: men’s perceptions of their role in treatment-seeking for endometriosis
Introduction Endometriosis is a common, chronic, disabling condition of unknown aetiology which affects an estimated 5-15% of women worldwide. Common symptoms include dysmenorrhoea, heavy menstrual bleeding, pelvic pain, ...
Conducting dyadic research in chronic illness: men, women and endometriosis
Despite a growing literature on the value of couple data in studies of particular social phenomena, individuals still constitute the basic unit of analysis in most qualitative research. This paper explores the complexities ...
‘The bloke can be a bit hazy about what’s going on’: men and cross-border reproductive treatment
While social science research has begun to demonstrate the significant impact of infertility and involuntary childlessness for men, far fewer studies have specifically explored the male experience of, or men’s involvement ...
Gamete Donation and ‘Race’
Examining processes of gamete donation offers an opportunity to expose ideas about ‘race’ and examine perceptions about the racial substance that is ‘passed on’ from donor to offspring. Racial categories are of interest ...
Crossing borders to create babies: findings from the Transrep study
(Infertility Network UK Magazine, 2012)
Treatment decision-making and support needs in heterosexual couples living with endometriosis
Endometriosis impacts upon a range of domains including intimate relationships. However, previous research has focused on the woman at the expense of her partner who may also be negatively affected by the condition and its ...
A survey of UK fertility clinics' approach to surrogacy arrangements
This paper draws on the findings of the first survey of surrogacy arrangements in Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) licensed fertility clinics since 1998. Given the complex social, ethical and legal issues ...
‘“For him, it’s got to be your own son”: Adoption and infertility in British South Asian communities
(Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2010)
Cross-border reproductive travel
(Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015)