The Political Geographies of Pregnancy by Laura R. Woliver

By Laura R. Woliver

Being pregnant no doubt occurs inside of a woman's physique. yet as reproductive energy unearths its means into the palms of doctors, lobbyists, and policymakers, the geographies of being pregnant are transferring, and the limits have to be redrawn, argues Laura R. Woliver. The Political Geographies of being pregnant is a lively research of the methods sleek reproductive politics are formed by way of long-standing debates on abortion and adoption, surrogacy preparations, new reproductive applied sciences, clinical surveillance, and the mapping of the human genome.

Across a politically charged backdrop of reproductive matters, Woliver exposes techniques that declare to uphold the simplest pursuits of youngsters, households, and ladies yet actually complicate women's struggles to have keep an eye on over their very own our bodies. using feminist point of view idea and selling a feminist ethic of care, Woliver appears at abortion politics, sleek adoption legislation that cater to male-headed households, laws that let the nation to observe pregnant ladies yet now not regularly offer take care of them, and the facility constructions at the back of the possible benign global of egg-selling and surrogate parenting. She additionally considers the doubtless fabulous political implications of mapping the human genome, and the exclusion of women's views in discussions approximately laws and developments in reproductive applied sciences.

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