Fertility, Reproduction and Sexuality Series with Berghahn Publishers

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The Fertility and Reproduction Study Group has a publication series with Berghahn Books on “Fertility, Reproduction and Sexuality”. The series focuses on the understanding of the complex and multifaceted issue of human reproduction, which has been, and remains, of great interest to both academics and practitioners. This series includes studies by specialists in the field of social, cultural, medical and biological anthropology, medical demography, psychology and development studies. Current debates and issues of global relevance on the changing dynamics of fertility, human reproduction and sexuality are addressed. General Editors are Prof David Parkin and Dr Soraya Tremayne.

Three of the books published in the series have received nominations for the CAR Prize (Council on Anthropology of Reproduction) at the American Association of Anthropologists (AAA). Reconceiving the Second Sex: Men, Masculinity and Reproduction, edited by Marcia C. Inhorn, Tine Tjørnhøj-Thomsen, Helene Goldberg and Maruska la Cour Mosegaard, has won the CAR Prize 2010.


Volume 5
Breast Feeding and Sexuality
Behaviour, Beliefs and Taboos among the Gogo Mothers in Tanzania

Mara Mabilia (Translated from the Italian by Mary S. Ash)


Volume 6
Ageing Without Children
European and Asian Perspectives on Elderly Access to Support Networks

Edited by Philip Kreager and Elisabeth Schröder-Butterfill


Volume 8
Population, Reproduction and Fertility in Melanesia
Edited by Stanley J. Ulijaszek


Volume 12
Reconceiving the Second Sex
Men, Masculinity, and Reproduction

Edited by Marcia C. Inhorn, Tina Tjørnhøj-Thomsen, Helene Goldberg and Maruska la Cour Mosegaard


Volume 13
Transgressive Sex
Subversion and Control in Erotic Encounters

Edited by Hastings Donnan and Fiona Magowan


Volume 14
European Kinship in the Age of Biotechnology
Edited by Jeanette Edwards and Carles Salazar


Volume 15
Kinship and Beyond
The Genealogical Model Reconsidered

Edited by Sandra Bamford and James Leach


Volume 17
Childbirth, Midwifery and Concepts of Time
Edited by Christine McCourt
with a foreword by Ronnie Frankenberg


Volume 18
Assisting Reproduction, Testing Genes
Global Encounters with the New Biotechnologists

Edited by Daphna Birenbaum-Carmeli and Marcia C. Inhorn


Volume 19
Kin, Gene, Community
Reproductive Technologies among Jewish Israelis

Edited by Daphna Birenbaum-Carmeli and Yoram S. Carmeli


Volume 20
Abortion in Asia
Local Dilemmas, Global Politics

Edited by Andrea Whittaker


Volume 22
Fatness and the Maternal Body
Women's Experience of Corporeality and the Shaping of Social Policy

Edited by Maya Unnithan-Kumar and Soraya Tremayne



Volume 23
Islam and Assisted Reproductive Technologies
Sunni and Shia Perspectives

Edited by Marcia C. Inhorn and Soraya Tremayne