Reproductive Disruptions: Gender, Technology, and Biopolitics in the New Millennium (Fertility, Reproduction and Sexuality: Social and Cultural Perspectives) 1st Edition

Reproductive disruptions, such as infertility, pregnancy loss, adoption, and childhood disability, are among the most distressing experiences in people’s lives. Based on research by leading medical anthropologists from around the world, this book examines such issues as local practices detrimental to safe pregnancy and birth; conflicting reproductive goals between women and men; miscommunications between pregnant women and their genetic counselors; cultural anxieties over gamete donation and adoption; the contested meanings […]

Global Perspectives on Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Across the Lifecourse 1st ed. 2018 Edition

[amazon template=iframe image2&asin=3319604163] This expansive survey spotlights pervasive issues affecting girls’ and women’s sexual and reproductive health across the lifecourse. Research from diverse countries around the world analyzes the complex relationships among biological, psychological, sociocultural, and economic issues―particularly in terms of inequities―as they shape women’s lives. Major challenges and possibilities for intervention are examined in their national context and with their global implications, including child marriage/motherhood, reproductive care and access, […]

Oxidative Stress in Human Reproduction: Shedding Light on a Complicated Phenomenon (Springerbriefs in Reproductive Biology) 1st ed. 2017 Edition

[amazon template=iframe image2&asin=3319484257] This book discusses the role of oxidative stress in the reproductive system. The book reviews endogenous sources, methods of determining its levels in body fluid/tissues, the physiological roles of ROS, as well as its negative effects on the human reproductive processes. Also discussed are multiple extrinsic factors that could induce oxidative stress in the reproductive system. This volume covers various clinical pathologies related to the reproductive system that arise from […]

The Facts On File Illustrated Guide To The Human Body (8 Volume Set) 1st Edition

The Facts On File Illustrated Guide To The Human Body (8 Volume Set) 1st Edition

[amazon template=iframe image2&asin=0816059799] The Facts On File Illustrated Guide to the Human Body offers readers a wide-ranging, visual reference to the human body. This new eight-volume set contains information on anatomy, physiology, major ailments, and healthy lifestyles, with each volume covering a distinct body system. The highly visual presentation and extensive two-color illustrations – more than 2,000 across the set – help simplify complex topics and bring concepts to life. […]