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Testing women, testing the fetus : the social impact of amniocentesis in America

Testing women, testing the fetus : the social impact of amniocentesis in America

Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Rapp, Rayna.
Title Statement
Testing women, testing the fetus : the social impact of amniocentesis in America / Rayna Rapp.
Publication, Distribution, etc
New York :   Routledge ,   2000.  
Physical Medium
xiii, 361 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Statement
The anthropology of everyday life
ISBN
0415916445 (hb : alk. paper) 0415916453 (pbk. : alk. paper) 9780415916455
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [330]-352) and index.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Amniocentesis -- Social aspects -- United States.
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Contents information

Table of Contents


CONTENTS

Acknowledgments = ⅸ

1 How Methodology Bleeds into Daily Life = 1

2 Accounting for Amniocentesis = 23

3 The Communication of Risk = 53

4 Contested Conceptions and Misconceptions = 78

5 Waiting and Watching = 103

6 The Disabled Fetal Imaginary = 129

7 Refusing = 165

8 Culturing Chromosomes, or What's in the Soup = 191

9 An Error in Cell Division, or The Power of Positive Diagnosis = 220

10 The Unexpected Baby = 263

11 Endings Are Really Beginnings = 304

Notes = 319

References = 330

Permissions = 353

Index = 354



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