Blood, sperm and the embryo in Sunni Islam and in Mauritania: milk kinship, descent and medically assisted procreation

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Title

Blood, sperm and the embryo in Sunni Islam and in Mauritania: milk kinship, descent and medically assisted procreation

Author

Fortier, Corinne

Publisher

2007/09/00

Publication Date

20070900

Primary Classification

14.1

Secondary Classification

14.1; 1.2; 14.6; 19.4

Primary keywords

blood--[pri];breast feeding--[pri];family relationship--[pri];fiqh--[pri];Islamic ethics--[pri];reproductive technologies--[pri];semen donors--[pri];wet nurses--[pri]

Secondary keywords

abortion;adoption;Arab world;beginning of life;cryopreservation;embryos;fathers;haram;in vitro fertilization;Koran;metaphor;milk banks;Muslim world;pregnant women;reproduction;schools of Islamic law;sexual relations;sperm;sunna

Subject

Mauritania--[pri];Sunnis--[pri]

Subject

Berbers

Journal Article

Body and Society 2007 September; 13(3): 15-36

Call Number

special issue

Bibliography

40 refs. 34 fn.

Collection

Citation

“Blood, sperm and the embryo in Sunni Islam and in Mauritania: milk kinship, descent and medically assisted procreation,” Islamic Medical & Scientific Ethics, accessed August 10, 2020, http://imse.ibp.georgetown.domains/items/show/34798.