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Dream or Nightmare?: Theories and Histories of Egg Donation in the United States

Erin Heidt-Forsythe

in Between Families and Frankenstein: The Politics of Egg Donation in the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520298187
eISBN:
9780520970434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298187.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines two major frameworks—body and morality politics—that explain the diverse politics of egg donation. At different moments in the history and regulation of egg donation, these ... More


Introduction

Erin Heidt-Forsythe

in Between Families and Frankenstein: The Politics of Egg Donation in the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520298187
eISBN:
9780520970434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298187.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Egg donation in the United States has been characterized as a “wild west”—there are no regulations that limit the expanding commercial markets in egg donation. Contesting this conventional thinking, ... More


Between Families and Frankenstein: The Politics of Egg Donation in the United States

Erin Heidt-Forsythe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520298187
eISBN:
9780520970434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298187.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In this book, I undertake the first comprehensive theoretical and empirical analysis of the politics of the “wild west” of egg donation in the United States. If egg donation is so publicly ... More


Statecraft Is Always Soul Craft: Egg Donation Politics in Four States

Erin Heidt-Forsythe

in Between Families and Frankenstein: The Politics of Egg Donation in the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520298187
eISBN:
9780520970434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298187.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

To understand the ways that egg donation is framed—that is, the ways that stakeholders define problems, diagnose causes for those problems, make judgments, and suggest policy remedies—this chapter ... More


Defining the Threats from Gay Rights

in Same Sex, Different Politics: Success and Failure in the Struggles over Gay Rights

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226544083
eISBN:
9780226544106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226544106.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how opponents and proponents define gay rights issues. How opponents define the issues reveals what they find most threatening about gay rights and what they believe the public ... More


The Politics of Humanitarian Morality: Reflections on “The Hazards of Rescue”

Vasuki Nesiah

in Human Rights: Moral or Political?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198713258
eISBN:
9780191781704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198713258.003.0026
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Coady speaks compellingly of the hazards of humanitarian moralism. Coady’s corrective to those hazards calls for attending to the immediate political context but neglects how human rights (HR) not ... More


Putting Things in Context: Religious and Political Attachments over Time

Michele F. Margolis

in From Politics to the Pews: How Partisanship and the Political Environment Shape Religious Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226555645
eISBN:
9780226555812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226555812.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 2 provides an overview of religion’s role in American politics. In the 1970s and 1980s, Democratic and Republican elites for the first time staked out divergent positions on moral issues and ... More


Tracking Religious Trajectories over a Lifetime

Michele F. Margolis

in From Politics to the Pews: How Partisanship and the Political Environment Shape Religious Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226555645
eISBN:
9780226555812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226555812.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 4 offers the first empirical test of the life-cycle theory by showing how partisanship affects religious trajectories over long periods of time. Using both two sets of panel data, the chapter ... More


Contesting <i>Hippismo</i>: Bad Vibes and the Politics of Incrimination

Patrick Barr-Melej

in Psychedelic Chile: Youth, Counterculture, and Politics on the Road to Socialism and Dictatorship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632575
eISBN:
9781469632599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632575.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter details the highly politicized moral panic that exploded onto the scene in response to hippismo—beginning with the public outcry over Piedra Roja—and emphasized such matters as sexual ... More


Straight versus Gay

in Us Against Them: Ethnocentric Foundations of American Opinion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226435701
eISBN:
9780226435725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226435725.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter investigates the role of ethnocentricity in the politics of morality, focusing on the struggle over gay rights in the United States. Ethnocentric Americans tend to disapprove of gays ... More


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