Season 2 Episode 2 of Cambridge PhDcasts with PhDcaster Katie Hammond.
Katie is a second year PhD student in the Department of Sociology. She is interested in the experience of Canadian egg donors and intended parents, and the role of the Canadian assistive reproductive technology legislation surrounding egg donation. Her current research is an extension of work that she conducted for her MPhil in Multi-Disciplinary Gender Studies.
Relevant publications/ media:
- 2013. Canada’s online human egg market. The Scholar, 10(1), p.9
- ‘Beyond the biological: How ARTs are re-defining the ‘maternal’ relationship’ Mapping Maternal Subjectivities, Identities and Ethics (MaMSIE.org,) January 2013
- Are we protecting the well-being of egg donors? The Huffington Post, Sept. 7 2012
- Assisted Human Reproduction Act, SC 2004, c 2. Available here.
- Supreme Court of Canada. Quebec (Procureur general) c. Canada (procureur general)
Reference re Assisted Human Reproduction Act, 2010 SCC 61; December 22, 2010. Available here.
- Almeling, R., 2011. Sex Cells: The medical market for eggs and sperm, London, England: University of California Press.
- Jackson, E., 2001. Regulating Reproduction, Portland, Oregon: Hart Publishing.
- Richards, M., Pennings, G. & Appleby, J. eds., 2012. Reproductive Donation: Practice, policy and bioethics, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.
- Royal Commission on New Reproductive Technologies, 1993. Proceed with Care: Final Report of the Royal Commission on New Reproductive Technologies, Ottawa, Canada: Canadian Government Publishing.
- Spar, D., 2006. The Baby Business: How Money, Science, and Politics Drive the Commerce of Conception, Boston, Massachusetts: Harvard Business School Press.
The Cambridge PhDcasts are presented by John Gallagher and produced by Richard Blakemore and Ruth Rushworth with thanks to CRASSH.