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Title: Silent Subject: The Child in the Debate on Assisted Reproduction in Poland

Creator:

Maciejewska-Mroczek, Ewa

Date issued/created:

2019

Resource Type:

Article

Subtitle:

Ethnologia Polona 40 (2019)

Publisher:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology Polish Academy of Sciences

Place of publishing:

Warsaw

Description:

24 cm

Abstract:

This article explores the social construction of the “IVF child” in Poland. In this country where Catholicism is the dominant religion, attitudes towards in vitro fertilisation (IVF) and, more generally, assisted reproductive technologies (ARTs) are clearly mirroring and reproducing the nation’s values. Based on official church teachings, the “IVF child” is a new subject of concern. Research conducted with children who were conceived in this manner proves that they are important actors, whose voices need to be included into the anthropological analysis of ARTs. The ways in which they articulate their understanding of ARTs shows both the pervasiveness of anti-IVF voices and the active roles children play in producing their own meanings

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Relation:

Ethnologia Polona

Volume:

40

Start page:

29

End page:

48

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application/octet-stream

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oai:rcin.org.pl:98626 ; 0137-4079 ; doi:10.23858/EthP40.2019.003

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IAiE PAN, call no. P 366 ; IAiE PAN, call no. P 367 ; IAiE PAN, call no. P 368 ; click here to follow the link

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eng

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