Title

The Upside of Baby Markets

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2010

Keywords

parenthood, families

Abstract

Few think there is an upside to baby markets. This chapter challenges conventional wisdom by suggesting that marketizing parenthood through the sale of gametes and other reproductive technologies facilitates family formation by single and gay people. After briefly reviewing literature, it defends commercialization of human eggs and sperm and applies those defenses to embryo markets.

Disciplines

Family Law

Recommended Citation

Michele Bratcher Goodwin, ed. Baby Markets: Money and the New Politics of Creating Families. Cambridge University Press, 2010, p. 23.