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Infertility : tracing the history of a transformative term / Robin E. Jensen.

Author:
Jensen, Robin E., 1979- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description:
xiii, 225 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series:
  • RSA series in transdisciplinary rhetoric. [More in this series]
  • The RSA series in transdisciplinary rhetoric
Summary note:
"Analyzes how infertility has been defined in and across technical, mainstream, and lay communities, and how different, emergent conceptualizations of infertility have had implications for individuals and the societies in which they live"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-209) and index.
Contents:
From barren to sterile : the evolution of a mixed metaphor -- Vital forces conserved : narrating energy conservation and human reproduction at the turn of the century -- Improving upon nature : the rise of reproductive endocrinology and chemical theories of fertility -- Psychogenic infertility : the unconscious defense against motherhood -- Fertility in clinical time : the integration of scientific specialties as infertility studies.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780271076195 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 0271076194 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 9780271076201 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
  • 0271076208 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
LCCN:
2016021316
OCLC:
950637396
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