Privacy, privatization, and the politics of patronage: ethnographic challenges to penetrating the secret world of Middle Eastern, hospital-based in vitro fertilization

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Title

Privacy, privatization, and the politics of patronage: ethnographic challenges to penetrating the secret world of Middle Eastern, hospital-based in vitro fertilization

Author

Inhorn, Marcia C.

Publisher

2004/11/00

Language

English

Publication Date

20041100

Primary Classification

14.4

Secondary Classification

14.4;8.4;7.1;1.3.13;9.1

Primary keywords

attitudes--[pri];culture--[pri];health services research--[pri];in vitro fertilization--[pri];privacy--[pri];proprietary hospitals--[pri]

Secondary keywords

anthropology;confidentiality;infertility;informed consent;interviews;men;politics;proprietary health facilities;public hospitals;reproductive technologies;stigmatization;war

Subject

Middle East--[pri]

Subject

Egypt;Lebanon

Journal Article

Social Science & Medicine 2004 November; 59(10): 2095-2108

Note

32

Call Number

citation

Bibliography

30 refs.

ISSN

02779536 (print)

Collection

Citation

“Privacy, privatization, and the politics of patronage: ethnographic challenges to penetrating the secret world of Middle Eastern, hospital-based in vitro fertilization,” Islamic Medical & Scientific Ethics, accessed June 18, 2024, http://imse.ibp.georgetown.domains/items/show/33932.