Sex Cells: The Medical Market for Eggs and Sperm

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Price
$35.94
Publisher
University of California Press
Publish Date
Pages
240
Dimensions
5.9 X 8.9 X 0.6 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780520270961

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About the Author

Rene Almeling is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Yale University.

Reviews

"[Almeling] pulls back the curtain on the egg and sperm market. . . . 'Sex Cells' explains how this unique industry shapes the way we think about gender and parenthood."-- (09/25/2011)
"Almeling learned that when it comes to donating genetic material, men and women are groomed very differently."--Huffington Post (09/20/2011)
"One of the fascinating aspects of Almeling's research is that she explored how donors, both egg and sperm, perceive their own roles in a family."--On Parenting/Washington Post (09/28/2011)
"Interviews with sperm and egg donors reveal an interesting dichotomy [that] may say a lot about how we view motherhood and fatherhood."--Jezebel (09/28/2011)
"An inside look at how egg agencies and sperm banks do business."--Law & Social Inquiry (01/01/2012)
"Sex Cells takes up thought-provoking and useful questions. . . . Well-researched and well-written."-- (04/07/2014)