Cosmopolitan Conceptions: IVF Sojourns in Global Dubai by Marcia C. Inhorn

By Marcia C. Inhorn

In their determined quest for perception, millions of infertile from all over the world shuttle to the worldwide in vitro fertilization (IVF) hub of Dubai. In Cosmopolitan Conceptions Marcia C. Inhorn highlights the tales of 220 "reprotravelers" from fifty international locations who sought remedy at a “cosmopolitan” IVF medical institution in Dubai. those can't locate secure, reasonable, criminal, and potent IVF providers of their domestic nations, and their tales provide a window into the area of infertility—a global that's replete with ache, worry, threat, frustration, and fiscal burden. those hardships dispel any inspiration that touring for IVF therapy is reproductive tourism. The value of reprotravel to Dubai, Inhorn contends, displays the failure of nations to fulfill their voters' reproductive wishes, which means the need of making new different types of activism that suggest for constructing trade pathways to parenthood, decreasing preventable sorts of infertility, assisting the infertile, and making secure and reasonably cheap IVF to be had worldwide.

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