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Reproductive Sociology Research Group

The 8th Annual Public ReproSoc Lecture 2022

"Regulating Reproduction Revisited"

Prof Emily Jackson, London School of Economics

Chair: Prof Sarah Franklin, University of Cambridge

In this lecture, Prof Emily Jackson revisited some of the themes of her 2001 book Regulating Reproduction: Law, Technology and Autonomy, in which she argued that women’s reproductive autonomy should be better protected by the law. Have things improved over the last 21 years, or has there been one step forwards and two steps backwards?