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Brown our bodies, White Babies makes a speciality of the perform of cross-racial gestational surrogacy, within which a lady - via in-vitro fertilization utilizing the sperm and egg of meant mom and dad or donors - contains a being pregnant for meant mom and dad of a distinct race. concentrating on the racial variations among mom and dad and surrogates, this ebook is attracted to how reproductive applied sciences intersect with race, relatively while brown our bodies produce white infants. whereas the possibility of reproductive applied sciences is way from pre-determined, the ways that those applied sciences are at present deployed usually serve the pursuits of dominant teams, during the construction of white, middle-class, heteronormative families.           

Laura Harrison, delivering an enormous figuring out of the paintings of ladies of colour as surrogates, connects this hard work to the background of racialized copy within the United States.  Cross-racial surrogacy is one finish of a continuum during which dominant teams depend on the reproductive capability of nonwhite ladies, whose personal reproductive wants were traditionally thwarted or even demonized.  Brown our bodies, White Babies offers am interdisciplinary research that comes with criminal situations of contested surrogacy, old examples of surrogacy as a sort of racialized reproductive hard work, the function of genetics within the assisted copy undefined, and the new flip towards reproductive tourism.  Joining the continuing feminist debates surrounding replica, motherhood, race, and the physique, Brown our bodies, White Babies finally evaluations the hot potentials for parenthood that positioned the very contours of kinship into question.

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