Delivering policy : the contested politics of assisted reproductive technologies in Canada / Francesca Scala.

Publisher's description: Are assisted reproductive technologies (ARTs) such as in vitro fertilization a medical issue or a matter of public policy, subject to restrictions? In Delivering Policy, Francesca Scala employs the concept of boundary work to explain the prolonged debates that ensued wh...

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Main Author: Scala, Francesca (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, [2019]
Table of Contents:
  • Politics, science, and ARTs policy in Canada
  • Normalizing and resisting assisted reproductive technologies : Canadian and comparative perspectives
  • Claiming and contesting epistemic authority : the Royal Commission on New Reproductive Technologies
  • Science and the public weigh in : the discursive terrain of ARTs policy making
  • "Proceed with care" : (re)negotiating the science/politics divide
  • Setting boundaries and crafting ARTs legislation
  • Science, boundary work, and parliamentary politics : the passing of Bill C-6
  • Understanding boundary work and ARTs policy in Canada.