Men's Reproductive Health & Rights: Some Political & Ethical Dilemmas Lecture by Juan-Guillermo Figueroa-Perea, PhD

Friday, August 31, 2012, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Venue: ATEC 1.606
Admission: Free
Season: 2012-13

Sponsored by the Center for Values in Medicine, Science and Technology, Arts and Humanities, the Galerstein Women’s Center and The School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Gender Studies Program

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Join us for an enlightening discussion on different analytical approaches to situate men within the study of reproductive behavior. Dr. Figueroa-Perea proposes exploring the relational, social, and potentially conflictive nature of sexualized reproduction, questioning the “feminization of reproduction”.

  • Can we promote this analytical and theoretical approach within the current context of power relations?
  • Which are the main political and ethical dilemmas when considering men as reproductive actors from a gender approach?

If we study reproduction as a gender relational process rather than as isolated events, we might recover the specific sexual and reproductive characteristics of men and women, without negating the dimension of power.

 

Juan-Guillermo Figueroa-Perea, Ph.D.

For over 30 years, Dr. Juan-Guillermo Figueroa-Perea has worked on the issues involving reproductive behavior and health, with the focus on ethics and reproductive rights of men and women. He’s been active not only as a researcher and a university teacher, but also as a collaborator on the projects with NGOs on women and men’s health and reproductive rights.

Dr. Juan-Guillermo Figueroa-Perea has edited eight books related to reproduction, health and sexuality. He is a Professor and researcher at the Centro de Estudios Demográficos y de Desarrollo Urbano of El Colegio de México and teaching at the Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.



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