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Carolyn Herbst Lewis

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780807834251

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014

DOI: 10.5149/9780807899540_lewis

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Artificial Insemination and the American Man

Artificial Insemination and the American Man

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(p.113) Chapter 5 Artificial Insemination and the American Man
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Prescription for Heterosexuality
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Carolyn Herbst Lewis

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/9780807899540_lewis.9

This chapter examines the discussions of artificial insemination in American medical journals throughout the 1950s and 1960s. During this period, artificial insemination as a treatment for marital infertility was becoming increasingly available to American couples. The chapter describes how artificial insemination reinforced postwar gender ideology and undermined the structural framework of the American family, and examines the challenges to the legal, social, moral, and familial legitimacy of this procedure.

Keywords:   artificial insemination, marital infertility, infertility, insemination, gender ideology

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