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Transnational Reproduction: Race, Kinship, and Commercial Surrogacy in India

Daisy Deomampo


Transnational Reproduction explores the global surrogacy industry in India, focusing on the ways in which surrogate mothers, parents, egg providers, and doctors navigate their relationships formed through gestational surrogacy. In the early 2010s India was one of the top providers of surrogacy services in the world. Drawing on in-depth ethnographic research in India, Transnational Reproduction argues that while the surrogacy industry in India offers a clear example of “stratified reproduction”—the ways in which political, economic, and social forces structure the conditions under which women c ... More

Keywords: surrogacy, race, kinship, transnational reproductive practices, India

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781479804214
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479804214.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Daisy Deomampo, author
Fordham University