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Reproductive Genetics, Gender and the Body

by E. Ettorre

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages224
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Open LibraryOL7486820M
ISBN 100415213851
ISBN 109780415213851

Reproductive Regimes: gender at biological and social crossroads or governing gendered bodies. In E. Kuhlmann, & E. Annandale (Eds.), Handbook of Gender and Healthcare (pp. ). Basingstoke: Palgrave. - On the surface, distinguishing between biological sex and gender seems simple; sex refers to biological femaleness or maleness--as indicated by genes, hormones, and physiology--whereas gender refers to the psychological experience of femaleness or maleness--an emergent property of the biological and socio-cultural factors that influence gender identity and gender roles.

The Prisoner of Gender: Foucault and the Disciplining of the Female Body By Angela King1 Abstract The work of Michel Foucault has been extremely influential amongst feminist scholars and for good reason; his meditations on discipline, power, sexuality and subjectivity are particularly pertinent to feminist g: Reproductive Genetics. Navigating the Body Multiple: Biomedicine, Genetics, and Sex/Gender in the Lives of CAH Patients Mathangi Krishnamurthy in the endocrinologists’ and the psychologist’s navigation of the CAH body’s sexual and reproductive future, we can also see a cautious attempt to produce space for the ambiguous body. in effect, renegotiated.

Foundation categories of sex, gender and desire as effects of specific formation of power. - The inscribing of culture upon the 'mute' body - History - the creation of meanings and values by a signifying practice that subjects the body. Relies on the body as an assigned site of meaning, relatives to the motivations of historical context.   Both the body/mind and sex/gender distinctions are related to “nature versus nurture” debates, wherein people will point to some human trait Author: Julia Serano.


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Reproductive Genetics, Gender and the Body by E. Ettorre Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is all about reproductive genetics, a sociological concept developed to define the use of DNA-based technologies in the medical management and supervision of reproduction and pregnant women.

In a searching analysis, Elizabeth Ettorre uncovers the hidden social processes involved in the development of these by:   Reproductive Genetics, Gender and the Body. This book is all about reproductive genetics, a sociological concept developed to define the use of DNA-based technologies in the medical management and supervision of reproduction and pregnant by: Introduction – The Sociology of Reproductive Genetics: the Institutions of Reproduction and Gender and Genes in Bodies This book focuses on reproductive genetics, which I define as the utilisation of DNA-based technologies in the medical management and supervision of reproduction, and ultimately, female : Elizabeth Ettorre.

Reproductive genetics, gender, and the body. [Elizabeth Ettorre] -- In this book, Ettorre focuses on prenatal screening to explore how the key concepts of gender and the body are intertwined with the whole process of building genetic knowledge, Gender and the Body book specific.

The central assumptions concerning reproductive genetics are that it appears within surveillance medicine as part of a disciplinary process in society's creation of a genetic moral order, that it is mobilised by experts for the management of reproductive bodies and that it constructs a limited view of the by: Reproductive Genetics, Gender and the Body Within this body as a machine paradigm, the body is also viewed as a container of genes - a carrier of genetic material.

Reproductive genetics is defined as the utilization of DNA-based technologies in the Gender and the Body book management and supervision of reproduction (Ettorre, ). That the female reproductive body Author: Elizabeth Ettorre. ©— Bioethics Research Library Box Washington DC   The central assumptions concerning reproductive genetics are that it appears within surveillance medicine as part of a disciplinary process in society's creation of a genetic moral order, that it is mobilised by experts for the management of reproductive bodies and that it constructs a limited view of the body.

Thus, the way reproductive genetics operates tends to hide the fact that what may appear as ‘defective genes’ is a result of a body's Cited by: for Reproductive Genetics Educational content provided by. TOC Genetics overview Chromosomal conditions Prenatal screening and diagnostic options Rare autosomal • The human body is made up of trillions of cells • Inside the nucleus of cells are structures called chromosomes.

Chromosomes. Reproductive genetics, gender and the body: 'please doctor, may I have a normal baby?'  Ettorre, Elizabeth () Related Items in Google Scholar ©— Bioethics Research Library Box Washington DC Search DigitalGeorgetown.

This. “Reproductive genetics, gender and the body: ‘Please doctor, may I have a normal baby?’” The possibility of discovering disabilities before birth puts pressure on mothers regarding the decision to a) learn about the (dis)ability of their unborn child and b) whether or not to bring.

Ettorre, E. () Reproductive Genetics, Gender and the Body (Abingdon: Routledge). CrossRef Google Scholar Ettorre, E. () Revisioning Women and Drug Use: Gender, Power and the Body (Basingstoke: Palgrave).Cited by: 3. Developmental Genetics of the Male Reproductive System 2.

Genetics and genomics of early gonad development 3. Genetics of Meiotic Chromosome Dynamics and Fertility 4. Effects of Aging on Sperm Chromatin 5.

In Vitro Spermatogenesis from Pluripotent Stem Cells 6. Developmental Genetics of the Female Reproductive Tract 7. Genetics determines gender revealed through genitals for generating generations. It is that simple.

The root 'gen' means 'birth' or 'origin'. Common words with this root include genesis, genetics, eugenics, genealogy, generate, and generic. Each one of us is born with XX or XY Chromosomes. XX means that a person is Female.

XY means that a. Reproductive Genetics, Gender and the Body draws on interviews with European medical, legal and nursing professionals and raises important issues around the gendered, female body, the site of genetic capital.

Sociology DOI: /S Sociology ; 34; Elizabeth Ettorre have a Normal Baby?' Reproductive Genetics, Gender and the Body: `Please Doctor, may I. The Reproductive Body at Work uptakes this challenge as it explores the relations between value production, labour and the body in one particular realm of the global bioeconomy: the South African bioeconomy of ‘egg donation’.

It highlights different forms and dimensions of unacknowledged or precarious human labour that are constitutive for. Sex Chromosomes and Genetics. Chromosomes are the instruction manuals of our body, and help determine things like our hair color, eye color, and body parts.

Some chromosomes are called sex chromosomes which help to determine whether someone has the reproductive body parts of a boy or a girl. The medicalization of women's body is the answer of modernity to the need for social control over the reproductive activity of the woman, a very strong need, which is a constant in all cultures, as it is well demonstrated by several anthropological studies (Davis Floyd, ; Jordan, ).

Yet, there are fundamental differences between the sexes that are rooted in biology. Of particular interest are sex differences that have been identified in the brain. Although the brains of men and women are highly similar, they show consistent differences Cited by: Reproductive genetic technologies are, in general terms, capable of influencing the former but not the latter.

The relationship between disability and genetics is complicated, and the possibility that advances in genetics might be put to unethical use is a legitimate by: 3.Books shelved as gender-studies: Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity by Judith Butler, The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood, We Sho.