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Quest for Conception: Gender, Infertility, and Egyptian Medical Traditions
In Quest for Conception, Marcia C. Inhorn portrays the poignant struggles of poor, urban Egyptian women and their attempts to overcome infertility. The author draws upon fifteen months of fieldwork in urban Egypt to present moving stories of infertile Muslim women whose tumultuous medical pilgrimages - or their "search for children, " as they call their quests for ...more
Paperback, 472 pages
Published September 19th 1994 by University of Pennsylvania Press
(first published September 1994)
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