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Title: Introduction
Authors: Day Sclater, S
Cook, R
Kaganas, F
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Citation: Day Slater, S; Cook, R; Kaganas, F (Ed(s)), Surrogate Motherhood: International perspectives, Chapter 1: 1 - 22, 2003
Abstract: This book is about surrogacy and, more specifically, surrogate motherhood. It is a collection of essays that aims to provide a contemporary and international picture of a practice, traceable to ancient times, devised to solve the problem of childlessness. The collection, which explores surrogacy from a variety of perspectives including law, policy, medicine and psychology, is timely. For although there is nothing new in the notion that a woman might bear a child for someone else, there is some evidence that the incidence of surrogacy is increasing and technology has developed to make ever more complex arrangements possible.
Description: This is the post print version of the chapter - Copyright @ 2003 The editors
ISBN: 1-84113-255-1
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