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Fertility Holidays

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Description for Fertility Holidays Paperback. Num Pages: 192 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DVKC; 1KBB; JFSJ1; JHMC; MFKC1; MJT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 13. Weight in Grams: 272.
A critical analysis of white, working class North Americans' motivations and experiences when traveling to Central Europe for donor egg IVF Each year, more and more Americans travel out of the country seeking low cost medical treatments abroad, including fertility treatments such as in vitro fertilization (IVF). As the lower middle classes of the United States have been priced out of an expensive privatized baby business, the Czech Republic has emerged as a central hub of fertility tourism, offering a plentitude of blonde-haired, blue-eyed egg donors at a fraction of the price. ... Read more

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About Amy Speier
Amy Speier is Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Texas at Arlington.

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Fertility Holidays focuses on a group of North Americans traveling to the Czech Republic in search of respectful medical care at market-driven low prices, combined with a European vacation. In Speiers adroit analysis, their layers of techno-hope cannot be separated from a desire to stabilize their chances of giving birth to 'white' babies. This compelling ethnographic account of Eastern European ... Read more

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