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Transnational Reproduction
Professor Lorraine Culley

Transnational Reproduction
Presented by: Professor Lorraine Culley
Website: De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
Date: 17th April 2011
Time: 29:52

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Professor Lorraine Culley

Professor Lorraine Culley


Lorraine Culley is Professor of Social Science and Health at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK.  She is a sociologist by background and a graduate of the Universities of Liverpool (BA, PhD) and London (MA). Her research interests encompass work on social and political aspects of infertility; ethnicity and healthcare, and user perspectives in health.  In her work on assisted conception, she has completed a major study of access to infertility services for British South Asian communities and an ESRC funded study of perceptions of gamete donation. She is the Principal Investigator on a research project, also funded by the ESRC, exploring the experiences of people who travel abroad from the UK for fertility treatment []. Recent books include Marginalized Reproduction: Ethnicity, Infertility and Reproductive Technologies, Earthscan Books 2009 (co-edited with Nicky Hudson and Floor van Rooij).


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While there are few robust data, it appears that crossing borders to access fertility treatment is a growing phenomenon. In this podcast Professor Culley discusses the driving forces for this growth in assisted reproductive travel. She presents some of the findings of a recent qualitative research project that explores the motivations, destinations and experiences of UK residents who have decided to travel abroad in their quest for conception.

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