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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Mohammad Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi; Marcia C. Inhorn; Hajiieh Bibi Razeghi-Nasrabad; Ghasem Toloo Infertility is a social onus for women in Iran, who are expected to produce children early within marriage. With its estimated 1.5 million infertile couples, Iran is the only Muslim country in which...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 23–52.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Daphna Birenbaum-Carmeli; Marcia C. Inhorn Male infertility, which contributes to roughly 60–70% of infertility cases in the Middle East, is especially agonizing in this region, where fatherhood is crucial to achieving masculine adulthood and community standing. In this paper, we compare...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 1–20.
Published: 01 November 2007
... suffering and a little-appreciated aspect of Middle Eastern men's reproductive lives. This article examines men's experiences of varicocelectomy, particularly in Lebanon, where the surgery is commonly carried out on both infertile and fertile men's bodies, despite significant controversy and critique...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 343–347.
Published: 01 November 2018
...” of patients, gametes, embryos, and women’s surrogate bodies around the world (25, 27). She provides a comparative overview of IVF regulation in several countries and shows why the infertile must travel internationally to access IVF, and why this travel is not akin to a vacation. The reader’s whirlwind...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 March 2021
... a nondescript clinic in Dearborn, Michigan, refugees from Lebanon, Iraq, Yemen, and Palestine disclose personal histories shaped by both war and infertility. They are not unrelated experiences, as Marcia C. Inhorn demonstrates throughout this book. The ethnographic accounts she collects over her five years...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 62–86.
Published: 01 November 2014
... East. We very much value your impressive pioneering and important work on medical anthropology, science and reproductive technologies, the anthropology of gender, and religion in the Middle East. Your thick ethnographic accounts of the lives of men and women who struggle with infertility and how...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 142–145.
Published: 01 November 2013
... of artificial repro- ductive technologies (ARTs) in countries of the Middle East. In Amman, Jordan, for example, a small villa offering infertility services has grown into a multi-story commercial enterprise. This timely collection of essays tackles the fundamental question of how this rapid...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008) 4 (2): 118–119.
Published: 01 July 2008
... on infertility and gamete donation in Iran. Marcia C. Inhorn is Professor in the School of Public Health, the De- partment of Anthropology, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecol- ogy, and the Program in Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan, where she served as Director...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (3): 145–148.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Studies 2013 book reviews  mn  145 infertility treatment after failed attempts in Iran. In the UK clinic he was fully explained the implications of third-party sperm. However, on the couple’s return to Iran, when the wife gave birth to children who bore...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 119–121.
Published: 01 July 2013
.... Inhorn’s latest book, The New Arab Man: Emergent Masculini- ties, Technologies, and Islam in the Middle East, opens new terrain for research on masculinity, reproduction, technology, and religion in the context of the ever-rapidly changing Middle East. An epidemic of male infertility among Middle...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 132–133.
Published: 01 November 2007
... on the social impact of infertility and in vitro fertilization in Egypt. Her recent research in Lebanon, the United Arab Emirates, and Arab America fo- cuses on male infertility, Islamic attitudes toward gamete donation, and reproductive tourism. Amalia Sa‘ar (Ph.D., Boston University...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (2): 110–111.
Published: 01 July 2009
.... 5, No. 2 (Spring 2009) © 2009 110 CONTRIBUTORS  111 issues, Inhorn has conducted research on the social impact of infertility and assisted reproductive technologies in Egypt, Lebanon, the United Arab Emirates...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 96–98.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., or are of a certain type, for instance blindness, infertility, or accidental injury. This pattern accords with contemporary Arab public health discourses at that time about women’s illnesses, which also focused on blindness and infertility. Female diseases were constructed as specifically female, afflicting the eyes...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 July 2018
.... They write reports as if the individual is sterile regardless of his sexual fertility. People wait a long time to get this report. Since the Turkish Constitution allows sex reassignment if a person is infertile, many fertile individuals acquire hospital documentation declaring them infertile to allow...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2013) 9 (2): 116–119.
Published: 01 July 2013
... in the context of the ever-rapidly changing Middle East. An epidemic of male infertility among Middle Eastern men, Inhorn argues, has crystalized a “recalibration of manhood” (1). What it is to be a man, to father, and to produce and head a family are called into question as increasing num- bers of Middle...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 203–224.
Published: 01 July 2016
... to becoming a full-fledged member of society. Infertile women and men often live in fear of divorce and loss of family support and struggle with social isolation (Abbasi-Shavazi et al. 2008 , 12–15; Inhorn 2007 ). Thus childlessness can disrupt those zones of comfort and familiarity—friendship, the couple...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 21–44.
Published: 01 November 2007
... STUDIES dvanced reproductive technologies (ARTs) have been largely nor- Amalized over the past two decades as a standard component of the medical handling of infertility. Still, an exceptional event occasionally challenges established routines and stirs a public...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (3): 114–115.
Published: 01 November 2006
... protagonists involved in the law reform process, as well as with the fi rst surrogates and infertile couples to pursue surrogacy arrangements in Israel, her narrative writing style dramatizes the actions of the main actors on the Israeli surrogacy scene and unfolds at an exciting pace...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 140–142.
Published: 01 November 2014
.... A specialist on Middle Eastern gender, religion, and health, Inhorn has conducted research on the social impact of infertility and assisted reproductive technologies in Egypt, Lebanon, the United Arab Emirates, and Arab America over the past thirty years. She is the author of four award...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 190–192.
Published: 01 November 2009
... the writers of the Palestinian water narrative. For Um Muhammad, Musharafah’s midwife and healer, the spring signifi ed a space for social interaction, a place where women could approach her to discuss emotional disorders, matters of infertility, and sadness (74). She relates the installation...