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Published: 22 July 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7535-7
Published: 22 July 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7535-7
Published: 22 July 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7535-7
Published: 22 July 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7535-7
Published: 22 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375357-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7535-7
..., so the contraction “reprotravel” is adopted throughout this book. This chapter examines the extent of global reprotravel, particularly to countries such as India and Thailand, which are developing their medical tourism infrastructures. The Middle East, too, hosts several “reprohubs” in major cities...
Published: 22 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375357-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7535-7
... Although laws and costs are often emphasized as the main drivers of global reprotravel, infertile couples’ desires for high-quality IVF services are an underappreciated aspect of these global movements. Conceive is famous for its high-quality, patient-centered care. This is due to the clinical...
Published: 22 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375357-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7535-7
... a high-end IVF market consisting of mostly private clinics operating under a British neocolonial pricing structure. This is because the once-generous Emirati state has retracted its publically financed IVF services over time. Thus, many reprotravelers to Dubai end up engaging in “catastrophic expenditure...
Published: 22 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375357-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7535-7
... In this chapter, Rahnia returns to Conceive, where she finishes her reproductive journey with a happier ending. Such IVF journeys bespeak the aspirations for parenthood and child desires that are driving global reprotravel in a world where 95 percent of adults want children. Today, infertile...
Published: 22 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375357-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7535-7
..., characterized by “legal devolution,” or law enforcement delegated to regional authorities. Legal devolution in the Emirates has created new legal hurdles for traveling couples, as well as new forms of “law evasion.” Reprotravelers to the Emirates may become “reproductive outlaws” in order to bypass...