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Modern Families Stories of Extraordinary Journeys to Kinship

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ISBN-10: 1479869732

ISBN-13: 9781479869732

Edition: 2017

Authors: Joshua Gamson, Melissa Harris-Perry

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A personal, intimate account of the extraordinary ways that today’s families are being created.  From adoption and assisted reproduction, to gay and straight parents, coupled and single, and multi-parent families, the stories in Modern Families explain how individuals make unconventional families by accessing a broad range of technological, medical and legal choices that expand our definitions of parenting and kinship. Joshua Gamson introduces us to a child with two mothers, made with one mother’s egg and the sperm of a man none of them has ever met; another born in Ethiopia, delivered by his natural grandmother to an orphanage after both his parents died in close succession, and then to…    
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Book details

List price: $27.00
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 3/1/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.02" wide x 8.98" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English