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Author Luce, Jacquelyne Marie, 1971-

Title Beyond expectation : lesbian/bi/queer women and assisted conception / Jacquelyne Luce.

Imprint Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, ©2010 (Saint-Lazare, Quebec : Canadian Electronic Library, 2010)

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Description 1 online resource (xv, 278 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-270) and index.
Contents Imagining queer parenthood -- Strategic outings -- Out for the children, or childhood outings? -- Misreadings -- Legal (re)framings -- Figuring anonymity -- Mediating knowing -- Contracting kinship -- Matters of health -- Screening pasts -- Screening futures -- Reflections.
Summary An in-depth study of lesbian, bi, and queer women's experiences of thinking about and trying to become a parent, Beyond Expectation draws on eighty-two narrative interviews conducted during the late 1990s in British Columbia.
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Subject Lesbian mothers -- Canada.
Lesbian mothers -- Canada -- Interviews.
Lesbians -- Family relationships -- Canada.
Lesbians -- Canada -- Social conditions.
Lesbians -- Health and hygiene -- Canada.
Reproductive technology -- Canada.
Motherhood -- Political aspects -- Canada.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: 9781442640634
ISBN 9781442685864 (electronic bk.)
1442685867 (electronic bk.)
9781442610088 (pbk.)
9781442640634 (bound)