Selected Publications

In press (2019). “Do Embryos have Kinship? Negotiating Meanings of Relatedness in the Fertility Clinic.” Adoption & Culture, 2019, 7 (2).

A Limited Market: The Infertility Industry’s Recruitment of Gay Men as Surrogacy Clients.” Reproductive Biomedicine & Society Online, 2018, 7:14-23.

Anonymity in Third Party Reproduction: an Old Dilemma in New Packaging?” 2016. Journal of Law and Biosciences.

Labor of Love: Gestational Surrogacy and the Work of Making Babies. 2016. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

 

“Framing Adoption: The Media and Parental Decision-making.” 2014. Journal of Family Issues, 35 (5): 654-676.

 

“Interracial Surveillance and Biological Privilege: Adoptive Families in the Public Eye.” 2009. Pps 73-93 in Who’s Watching?: Practices of Surveillance Among Contemporary Families, edited by Margaret K. Nelson and Anita Ilta Garey. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press.

 

Culture Keeping: White Mothers, International Adoption, and the Negotiation of Family Difference. 2008. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press.

 

“Challenges to Independent Child Citizenship: Immigration, Family, and the State.” 2006. (with Valerie Leiter and Jennifer McDonald) Childhood: A Global Journal of Child Research, 13 (1): 11-27.

 

“Adults with Autism Living at Home or in Non-Family Settings: Positive and Negative Aspects of Residential Status.” 2005. (with Marty Krauss and Marsha Seltzer)  Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 49 (2): 111-124.

 

“Enhancing Biology? Cosmetic Surgery and Breast Augmentation.” 2003. (with Peter Conrad) Pp 223-234 in Debating Biology: Sociological Reflections on Health, Medicine and Society. London, NY: Routledge.

         * Reprinted in The Sociology of Healthcare: A Reader for Health       Professionals,   

                    edited by Sarah Earle and Gayle Letherby (Palgrave McMillan 2008)

   

 

 

Review of Jessaca B. Leinaweaver’s “Adoptive Migration: Raising Latinos in Spain.” 2015. Comparative Studies in Society and History, 57 (2): 597-598.

 

Review of Laura Briggs’s “Somebody’s Children: The Politics of Transracial and Transnational Adoption.” 2013. Contemporary Sociology, 42 (6):829-830.

 

Review of Rebecca Chiyoko King-O’Riain’s “Pure Beauty: Judging Race in Japanese American Beauty Pageants.” 2007. Contemporary Sociology, 36 (6):539-540.

Book Reviews

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