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Author Agigian, Amy.

Title Baby steps : how lesbian alternative insemination is changing the world / Amy Agigian
Published Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, [2004]


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 W'PONDS  306.874308664 Agi/Bsh  AVAILABLE
Description xxii, 250 pages ; 24 cm
regular print
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Setting the historical stage -- 3. Disfertile discourses : the inability of infertility medicine to conceive of lesbian mothering -- 4. Legal legitimacy and the lesbian AI "bastard" -- 5. The economics of lesbian insemination -- 6. Transforming the means of reproduction : lesbian AI kinship and politics -- 7. Conclusions : toward a lesbian-normative universe and AI family futures
Summary "Baby Steps is the first in-depth discussion of the issues and questions raised by lesbian insemination, and this book has been designed to serve the interests of general readers and health care providers as well as teachers and students in women's studies, gay and lesbian studies, sociology, legal studies, and bioethics."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Lesbian mothers -- United States.
Lesbian mothers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Self-insemination -- United States.
Self-insemination -- Social aspects.
LC no. 2004002036
ISBN 0819566292