Infertility : tracing the history of a transformative term /

"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.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Jensen, Robin E., 1979- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2016]
Series:RSA series in transdisciplinary rhetoric.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of 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.