Author:Aditya Bharadwaj


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Conceptions: Infertility and Procreative Technologies in India

By: Aditya Bharadwaj

Price: $33.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Orient BlackSwan: 2017

Seller ID: 1202387

ISBN: 8125063277

Condition: New

Assisted reproductive technologies have become a visible part of contemporary Indian reality. Popular culture, print and electronic media, and the expansion of IVF clinics in Indian cities and towns have together normalised the idea of ‘test-tube babies’. For the first time in modern India, the traditionally stigmatised condition of infertility and its cultural and biomedical management is being vocally and publicly articulated. Infertility and assisted reproductive technologies in India lie at the intersection of multiple cultural conceptions. These ‘conceptions’ are key to understan... View more info

Local Cells, Global Science: The Rise of Embryonic Stem Cell Research in India

By: Aditya Bharadwaj and Peter Glasner

Price: $16.95

Publisher: London, UK, Routledge: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031504

ISBN: 0415396093

Condition: New

The book examines for the first time the extent of transnational movements of tissue, stem cells, and expertise, in the developing governance framework of India. It documents the impact of local and global governance frames on the everyday conduct of research, by tracing the journey of ‘spare’ human embryos in IVF clinics to public and private laboratories engaged in isolating stem cells for potential therapeutic application. The empirical research is informed by a comparative analysis of the ethical, religious and social issues in North America and Europe, and compared with other tissue a... View more info