Biological Relatives: IVF, Stem Cells, and the Future of Kinship
by Sarah B. Franklin
Publisher: Duke University Press 2013
Number of pages: 376
Sarah Franklin explores how the normalization of IVF has changed how both technology and biology are understood. Drawing on anthropology, feminist theory, and science studies, Franklin charts the evolution of IVF from an experimental research technique into a global technological platform used for a wide variety of applications, including genetic diagnosis, livestock breeding, cloning, and stem cell research.
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