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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 ...
Gay men seeking surrogacy to achieve parenthood
‘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 ...
Fertility and Reproductive Technologies
(Polity Books, 2015-01)
'I don’t know what sex is like without pain’: the impact of endometriosis on sexual relationships in couples
Background 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, ...
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 ...
Children travelling for treatment: what we dont know.
Travel for the purposes of obtaining medical treatment is increasing, but very little is known about the extent or nature of child medical travel. This paper discusses the outcome of a systematic search for academic ...
Travelling abroad for fertility treatment: an exploratory study of UK residents seeking cross-border care
(Human Reproduction, 2010)
Researching infertility in British South Asian communities: reflecting on intersections of ethnicity, age, gender, and reproductive identity
(Diversity and Equality in Health and Care, 2012)
This paper explores these relationships of gender and ethnicity within a study of the experience of infertility among 87 British South Asians, in which the researcher was a woman of white British ethnic origin. Age, gender, ...