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Oocyte cryopreservation for social reasons: demographic profile and disposal intentions of UK users
A small number of studies from the USA and Europe have provided some data on the profile and characteristics of women who have undergone oocyte cryopreservation for what has been termed elective, social or non-medical ...
‘We needed to change the mission statement of the marriage’: biographical disruptions, appraisals and revisions among couples living with endometriosis
The concept of biographical disruption has been widely applied in sociological explorations of chronic illness and has been subject to much theoretical scrutiny, reflection and development. However, little attention has ...
Fertility tourists or global consumers? A sociological agenda for exploring cross-border reproductive travel.
(Common Ground, 2010)
Assisted reproductive technologies (ARTs) raise significant issues at the interface of bodies, technologies and societies and as such there is an extensive literature devoted to infertility and ARTs within psychology, ...
Crossing borders for fertility treatment: motivations, destinations and outcomes of UK fertility travellers.
(Oxford University Press, 2011)
Motivations and barriers to exercise in chronic kidney disease: a qualitative study.
(Oxford University Press, 2015)
Conducting dyadic research in chronic illness: men, women and endometriosis
Despite a growing literature on the value of couple data in studies of particular social phenomena, individuals still constitute the basic unit of analysis in most qualitative research. This paper explores the complexities ...
Men's Perceptions of Improving Couple Support in Endometriosis: The Role of Qualitative Research
(University of Alberta, 2013)
Marginalized reproduction: ethnicity, infertility and reproductive technologies.
(Earthscan Books, 2009)
Ethnicity, infertility and assisted reproductive technologies
Fit to father? Online accounts of lifestyle changes and help-seeking on a male infertility board.
The reproductive realm is routinely viewed as a feminised space requiring women’s commitment and labour. By contrast, men’s procreative contributions and ‘reproductive masculinity’ is represented as unproblematic, with men ...