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Whom Do We Belong To? Parentage and the Law

Joanna L. Grossman and Lawrence M. Friedman

in Inside the Castle: Law and the Family in 20th Century America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149820
eISBN:
9781400839773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149820.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines further challenges to the traditional family by exploring expanded definitions of legal parentage. It considers advances in reproductive technology, such as in-vitro ... More


Redefining Normalcy

Gay Becker

in The Elusive Embryo: How Women and Men Approach New Reproductive Technologies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520224308
eISBN:
9780520925243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224308.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

When infertility goes on for years, the goal of parenthood becomes an abstraction whose realization may seem increasingly unlikely. The purpose of this chapter is to restore normalcy means ... More


Getting to Adoption: The Path Before the Path

Abbie E. Goldberg

in Open Adoption and Diverse Families: Complex Relationships in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190692032
eISBN:
9780190692063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190692032.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Chapter 1 explores the factors that influenced couples’ decision to pursue adoption, as well as their feelings, hopes, and fears surrounding adoption. Some couples—particularly heterosexual ... More


Consuming Technologies

Gay Becker

in The Elusive Embryo: How Women and Men Approach New Reproductive Technologies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520224308
eISBN:
9780520925243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224308.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter explores how reproductive technologies embody cultural phenomena and become entwined with people's lives. It examines technologies designed to bring about conception from the perspective ... More


Public Representations of Gay Parenthood: Men’s Experiences Stepping “Out” as Parents and Families in Their Communities

Abbie E. Goldberg

in Gay Dads: Transitions to Adoptive Fatherhood

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732236
eISBN:
9780814708293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732236.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines public representations of gay parenthood, with particular emphasis on how gay adoptive fathers manage their multiple, often visible, differences in the context of societal ... More


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