Assisted Reproductive Technologies and the Sociological Imagination: New Conceptual Tools

Tuesday, July 15, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:20 AM
Room: F204
RC15 Sociology of Health (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Ming-Cheng Miriam LO, University of California-Davis, USA and Chia-Ling WU, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Has the Globalized Sperm Banking Industry Committed the Baudriallrdian 'perfect Crime'? (Oral Presentation)
Ya'arit BOKEK-COHEN, Ariel University, Israel; Limor Dina GONEN, Ariel University, Israel

Global Relational Dilemmas and Commercial Surrogacy (Oral Presentation)
Deborah DEMPSEY, Swinburne University, Australia

Competition over Expert Authority in the New Field of Human IVF (Oral Presentation)
Jung-Ok HA, Seoul National University, South Korea

Medical and Legislative Gatekeeping in ART: Narrow Trajectories in the Realm of Miracles (Distributed Paper)
Lenka SLEPICKOVA, Masaryk University, Czech Republic

Experiencing Assisted Reproductive Technologies in the Digital Age (Distributed Paper)
Zsofia BAUER, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary

Discussion of Factors That Drive Regenerative Science and Assisted Reproductive Technology (Distributed Paper)
Azumi TSUGE, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan

Articulating Sociology and Clinical Ethics in the Study of ART: The Example of Oocyte Cryopreservation in France (Distributed Paper)
Sandrine BRETONNIERE, CASI, France; Miguel JEAN, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire - Nantes, France

What Shapes Attitudes Towards Fertility Treatments in Present Day Europe? (Distributed Paper)
Ivett SZALMA, Cntr Expertise in the Social Sciences, Switzerland; Maja DJUNDEVA, University of Groningen, Netherlands

Choreographing Risk: Multiple Sociotechnical Networks of Multiple Pregnancy (Distributed Paper)
Chia-Ling WU, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

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