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No strings attached: the expanding frontiers of low-cost transnational surrogacy

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This thesis is about global low-cost surrogacy markets in India and beyond. It explores the so far largely unexamined role of intermediaries, mostly fertility doctors and international facilitators, in efforts to turn surrogacy into a streamlined industry and avoid regulation. In Part I, I analyse how industry practice and discourse is aimed at reducing surrogate women to their reproductive capacity as wombs and cutting them off from potential relationships with the babies or the intended...

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SAME
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University of Oxford
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Economic and Social Research Council More from this funder
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2019-08-18

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