Provides a comparison of the press coverage of the introduction of IVF in different contexts, giving a vantage point for examining the variability and the context‐dependence of the issue. Sheds some light on the cultural‐political‐social problems that the new technology entails. Contrasts the differences between Canada and Israel, showing that both countries endorse modern technology in the field of medidine: in both countries, IVF was imported about the same time and both used the US and Britain as a frame of reference and model rather than local developments. Shows the cultural differences of how each culture embraced the new technology.
Birenbaum‐Carmeli, D., Carmeli, Y.S. and Cohen, R. (2000), "Our first “IVF baby”: Israel and Canada’s press coverage of procreative technology", International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, Vol. 20 No. 7, pp. 1-38. https://doi.org/10.1108/01443330010788972
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