Infertility and the barren woman

Feasey, R (2020) 'Infertility and the barren woman.' In: Ross, K, ed. The international encyclopedia of gender, media, and communication. Wiley, London. ISBN 9781119429104

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This entry provides an introduction to extant literature on infertility and the infertile female body, considering distinctions between social and medical infertility and shifting terminology from barren to sterile to infertile, before paying particular attention to the ways in which infertility is depicted in popular media culture.

Item Type: Book Chapter or Section
Keywords: anticipated infertility, infertility, medical infertility, popular culture, social infertility
Divisions: Bath School of Art, Film and Media
Research Centres and Groups: Centre for Media Research
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Date Deposited: 03 May 2018 13:38
Last Modified: 16 May 2022 13:43
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