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Author Banerjee, Anindita.

Title South of the Future [electronic resource] : Marketing Care and Speculating Life in South Asia and the Americas.

Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, 2020.

Item Status

Description 1 online resource (232 p.).
Series SUNY Series, Praxis: Theory in Action Ser.
SUNY series, praxis, theory in action.
Note Description based upon print version of record.
Contents Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Life and Care from South of the Future -- Semi-Life and Semi-Care -- South of the Future -- Care and Life in Interdisciplinary Comparison -- Works Cited -- Chapter 1 From Intercountry Adoption in Guatemala to Commercial Global Surrogacy in Gujarat and Beyond: Lessons Learned from Research and Human Rights -- The Concept of Orphan -- Historical Background on Intercountry Adoption -- Cambodia: The Ugly Truth and How Illicit Adoptions Were Orchestrated -- Guatemala: A Human Rights Catastrophe -- The Millennium Adoption Surge in Guatemala
Commercial Global Surrogacy Takes Off as Intercountry Adoption Declines -- Commercial Global Surrogacy: The Case of Gujarat, India -- 1. Cost-Benefit Analysis Made by Surrogate Mothers -- 2. The Emotional Burden of the Surrogate Mothers -- 3. The Benefit That Came to the Women and Their Own Families as a Result of the Surrogacy -- 4. Surrogate Mother: Perceptions of Exploitation -- Concluding Thoughts on Lessons and What Is Next in My Research Agenda -- Works Cited -- Chapter 2 On Cruelty and Care: Motherhood and the Crisis of Futurity -- Scenes of Extinction -- The Stakes of Renationalization
The Close Relative -- Collective Mothers -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Chapter 3 Promissory Futures: Medicine and Markets in Speculative Fiction -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Chapter 4 The Surrogacy Public Interest Litigation in the Indian Supreme Court: Marginalizing the Marginalized -- From Regulation to Prohibition of Surrogacy -- ICMR Guidelines -- Previously Proposed Legislation in 2008, 2010, and 2014 -- Ministry of Home Affairs Regulations (2015) -- The Surrogacy Bill of 2016 -- The Role of the Surrogacy PIL in the Turn Toward Prohibition -- Marginalizing the Marginalized
Surrogates Want the Right to Sell Gestational Care -- The Private Contract Model for Surrogacy Leads to Exploitation -- Conclusion: Lessons for Public Interest Litigation -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Chapter 5 Wet Nurses and Migrant Nanas in Mexico's Imaginary Landscape -- Mapping the Wet Nursing Practice from Spain to Mexico -- Wet Nurses in Literature and Art -- Nanas in Popular Culture -- Precarious Labor: Wet Nurses and Nanas -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Chapter 6 Structures of Affect in Transactions of Care: From Surrogacy Discourses of the Womb to Mahasweta Devi's "Breast-Giver"
Outlines of the Surrogacy Debate in India -- The Problem of Ethical Practice in Surrogacy -- The Affective Potentializing of the Mother-Worker: Discursive Ruptures as Ethical Lens -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Chapter 7 Artificial Bodies: The Politics of the Posthuman in Argentine Science Fiction Novels -- The Argentine Novel at the Turn of the Century: Dystopia as Politics -- Other Bodies: The Bioethics of El corazón de Doli -- Marcelo Cohen's Cyborg or the Freedom of Self -- Some Conclusions -- Notes -- Works Cited
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Subject Surrogate motherhood -- South Asia.
Intercountry adoption -- South Asia.
Intercountry adoption -- Latin America.
Nannies -- Latin America.
Women foreign workers -- Social conditions.
Intercountry adoption.
Surrogate motherhood.
Women foreign workers -- Social conditions.
Latin America.
South Asia.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Castillo, Debra A.
Other Form: Print version: Banerjee, Anindita South of the Future : Marketing Care and Speculating Life in South Asia and the Americas Albany : State University of New York Press,c2020 9781438481074
ISBN 143848108X
9781438481081 (electronic bk.)