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Author Spar, Debora L.

Title The baby business : how money, science, and politics drive the commerce of conception / Debora L. Spar.

Imprint Boston : Harvard Business School Press, c2006.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  RG133.5 .S666 2006    Available  ---
Description xix, 299 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-277) and index.
Contents The quest to conceive: attacking an ancient affliction -- A cluster of cells: mechanics of the modern fertility market -- Renting wombs for money and love: the emerging market for surrogacy -- Designing babies: fixing flaws and pursuing perfection -- Return to the forbidden planet: issues in human cloning -- Trading places: the practice and politics of adoption -- Songs of Solomon: prospects for building a better baby trade.
Subject Human reproductive technology -- Economic aspects.
Infertility -- Treatment -- Economic aspects.
Surrogate motherhood -- Economic aspects.
Adoption -- Economic aspects.
ISBN 1591396204 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781591396208 (hardcover : alk. paper)