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Variations on a Theme

Cele C. Otnes

in Cinderella Dreams: The Allure of the Lavish Wedding

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520236615
eISBN:
9780520937505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236615.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers the kinds of couples who decide to forgo the lavish wedding, which includes couples who have family conflict, gay and lesbian partners, and even long-married husbands and wives ... More


Mothers for Others: Between Friendship and the Market

Anne Cadoret

in International Adoption: Global Inequalities and the Circulation of Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791011
eISBN:
9780814764473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791011.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers how parents address the problem of filiation in France, where gay male parents are forced to differentiate between those who gestate and those who raise the child. Adoption ... More


The Desire for Parenthood among Lesbians and Gay Men

Martine Gross

in International Adoption: Global Inequalities and the Circulation of Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791011
eISBN:
9780814764473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791011.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes interviews with gays and lesbians, who are contemplating or embarking on parenthood, in exploring the relationship between individuals' and couples' desires for children. It ... More


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