Anthropology of Dad

In honor of Father's Day, let's see what Yale Anthropologists have to say about dads in their ongoing research. Dr. Marcia Inhorn is a specialist on middle eastern gender and health issues and founding editor of the Journal of Middle East Women's Studies. Her...

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[video] Is Iran The New Leader In Fertility Treatment?

The Islamic Republic of Infertility Treatment? All eyes have been on Iran's uranium enrichment programs - but they've overlooked the country's baby-making programs. We look at how Iran is leaps ahead of its Sunni neighbors when it comes to fertility. Hosted by:...

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Women, Consider Freezing your Eggs (CNN Opinion)

CNN Opinion April 9, 2013 Egg freezing is the newest reproductive technology: a recently perfected form of flash-freezing that allows human eggs to be successfully stored in egg banks. Only commercially available in American IVF clinics since October 2012, when the...

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[audio] The New Arab Man, BBC Radio’s “Thinking Aloud”

The 'New' Arab Man: Middle Eastern, Muslim men are often represented as 'zealots' and oppressors of women. But Laurie Taylor hears how 2 decades of research by the Professor of Anthropology, Marcia Inhorn, is undermining such cultural stereotypes. Her study found that...

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A Lecture at UC-Berkeley’s Center for Middle East Studies

Global Gametes: Reproductive "Tourism" & Islamic Bioethics in the High-Tech Middle East   Assisted reproductive technologies (ARTs), including in vitro fertilization (IVF) and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) to overcome infertility, are now widely available...

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Three New Books by Marcia Inhorn

The New Arab Man: Emergent Masculinities, Technologies, and Islam in the Middle East, by Marcia C. Inhorn (Princeton University Press, 2012) Since September 11th, 2001, Middle Eastern Muslim men have been particularly vilified as terrorists, religious zealots, and...

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