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Dushina, A. D.; Kersha, Yu. D.; Larkina, T. Yu.; Provorova, D. D. – Russian Education & Society, 2016
Commodification is becoming an increasingly common phenomenon in the modern world. A vivid example of the commodification of unique objects is commercial surrogacy services, which transform the status of motherhood from being a "woman's social vocation" into a service whose end product is a human life that is valued in monetary terms.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Commercialization, Pregnancy, Interviews
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Carone, Nicola; Barone, Lavinia; Lingiardi, Vittorio; Baiocco, Roberto; Brodzinsky, David – Developmental Psychology, 2021
Thirty-one children of gay single fathers and 28 children of heterosexual single fathers, all born through surrogacy, were compared with 31 children of gay partnered fathers through surrogacy and 30 children of heterosexual partnered fathers through in-vitro fertilization on their perceptions of self-worth and their father- and caregiver-reported…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Fathers, Children, Pregnancy
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Raveendran, Aswathy – Science Education, 2021
The political nature of socioscientific controversies becomes starkly apparent in countries of the Global South where science and technology are embedded in societies characterized by pervasive structural inequalities which, in part, were created by the Global North. This article presents empirical work from the standpoint of a critical science…
Descriptors: Political Issues, Ethics, Science and Society, Controversial Issues (Course Content)
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Carone, Nicola; Lingiardi, Vittorio; Chirumbolo, Antonio; Baiocco, Roberto – Developmental Psychology, 2018
Forty Italian gay father families formed by surrogacy were compared with 40 Italian lesbian mother families formed by donor insemination, all with a child aged 3 to 9 years. Standardized interview, observational, and questionnaire measures of parenting quality, parent-child relationships, stigmatization, and children's adjustment were administered…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Homosexuality, Fathers, Mothers
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Flores, Andrea – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2015
This article examines how three Nashville educational support professionals' conceptions of empowerment map onto their civic expectations for their Latino/a students and themselves. It argues that these expectations are inversely related, with students standing as surrogates for professionals' civic selves or professionals acting as civic…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Empowerment, Civics, Citizenship Responsibility
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Golombok, Susan; Readings, Jennifer; Blake, Lucy; Casey, Polly; Marks, Alex; Jadva, Vasanti – Developmental Psychology, 2011
Each year, an increasing number of children are born through surrogacy and thus lack a genetic and/or gestational link with their mother. This study examined the impact of surrogacy on mother-child relationships and children's psychological adjustment. Assessments of maternal positivity, maternal negativity, mother-child interaction, and child…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Interaction, Pregnancy
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Golombok, Susan; MacCallum, Fiona; Murray, Clare; Lycett, Emma; Jadva, Vasanti – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2006
Background: Findings are presented of the second phase of a longitudinal study of families created through surrogacy. Methods: At the time of the child's 2nd birthday, 37 surrogacy families were compared with 48 egg donation families and 68 natural conception families on standardised interview and questionnaire measures of the psychological…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Parent Child Relationship, Psychology, Cognitive Development
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Golombok, Susan; Ilioi, Elena; Blake, Lucy; Roman, Gabriela; Jadva, Vasanti – Developmental Psychology, 2017
The aim of the 6th phase of this longitudinal study was to establish whether children born through assisted reproduction involving reproductive donation were at risk for psychological problems following the transition to adolescence at age 14 and, if so, to examine the nature of these problems and the mechanisms involved. Eighty-seven families…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, At Risk Persons, Psychological Patterns, Early Adolescents
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Arbeau, Kimberley A.; Coplan, Robert J.; Matheson, Adrienne – Social Development, 2012
A social surrogate is a person who helps a shy individual deal with the stresses of a social situation. Previous research has only investigated social surrogate use in adults. The purpose of the current study was to develop and evaluate a new self-report measure of social surrogacy in middle childhood and to explore the implications of this…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Elementary School Students, Victims, Shyness
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Golombok, Susan; Blake, Lucy; Casey, Polly; Roman, Gabriela; Jadva, Vasanti – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2013
Background: Parenting and children's adjustment were examined in 30 surrogacy families, 31 egg donation families, 35 donor insemination families, and 53 natural conception families. Methods: Parenting was assessed at age 3 by a standardized interview designed to assess quality of parenting and by questionnaire measures of anxiety, depression, and…
Descriptors: Donors, Pregnancy, Adjustment (to Environment), Parents
Özer Keskin, Melike; Aksakal, Esma – Online Submission, 2019
While the idea of using newspapers in education dates back to as early as the 1890's. It has been significantly promoted in various circles since the first half of the 20th century. Newspapers are considered to be important learning materials as they focus on current affairs, address a wide range of audiences, and provide students with a learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Newspapers, Biology, Ethics
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Golombok, Susan; Murray, Clare; Jadva, Vasanti; MacCallum, Fiona; Lycett,Emma – Developmental Psychology, 2004
Findings are presented of a study of families created through surrogacy arrangements. Forty-two surrogacy families were compared with 51 egg-donation families and 80 natural-conception families on standardized interview and questionnaire measures of the psychological well-being of the parents, the quality of parent-child relationships, and infant…
Descriptors: Psychology, Parents, Infants, Parent Child Relationship
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Greenfield, Joanna; Jennings, Seamus – Adoption & Fostering, 1995
Notes the complex and emotive nature of surrogate motherhood. Describes a surrogacy arrangement that was apparently based initially on a clear agreement and partnership, but developed into a disputed adoption application when the surrogate mother became dissatisfied with contact arrangements. (HTH)
Descriptors: Adoption, Case Studies, Court Litigation, Parent Child Relationship
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Shelton, Katherine H.; Boivin, Jacky; Hay, Dale; van den Bree, Marianne B. M.; Rice, Frances J.; Harold, Gordon T.; Thapar, Anita – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2009
The aim of this study was to examine whether there was variation in levels of psychological adjustment among children conceived through Assisted Reproductive Technologies using the parents' gametes (homologous), sperm donation, egg donation, embryo donation and surrogacy. Information was provided by parents about the psychological functioning of…
Descriptors: Children, Child Psychology, Adjustment (to Environment), Psychological Patterns
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Shapiro, Warren – Academic Questions, 2012
Anthropology began as archeology--not just the archaeology of "prehistoric" human or quasi-human bones and stones, but also the study of other things presumably archaic. The most notable of these was the social life and thought of the world's remaining peoples who could be taken as proxies for those who supplied these bones and used these stones…
Descriptors: Anthropology, Family Relationship, Feminism, Social Life
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