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Author Sharp, Lesley Alexandra.

Title Bodies, commodities, and biotechnologies : death, mourning, and scientific desire in the realm of human organ transfer / Lesley A. Sharp.

Publication Info. New York : Columbia University Press, [2007]


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Description 1 online resource (xii, 129 pages) : illustrations.
Series University seminars/Leonard Hastings Schoff memorial lectures
University seminars/Leonard Hastings Schoff memorial lectures.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 117-124) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents 1. The good death : managing and memorializing the dead -- 2. Body commodities : the medical value of the human body and its parts -- 3. Human, monkey, machine : the brave new world of human hybridity -- Epilogue. The future of the body transformed.
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Summary "In Bodies, Commodities, and Biotechnologies, Lesley Sharp probes the ideological assumptions underlying the transfer of body parts, the social significance of donors' deaths, and the medico-scientific desires surrounding complex forms of body repair. Sharp also considers the experimental realm, in which nonhuman species and artificial devices present further opportunities for recovery and for controversy."--Jacket.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
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Subject Organs (Anatomy) -- Social aspects -- United States.
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc. -- Social aspects -- United States.
Human body -- Social aspects -- United States.
Human body -- Symbolic aspects -- United States.
Organ Transplantation -- ethics.
Biotechnology -- ethics.
Human Body.
United States.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Disease & Health Issues.
Medische ethiek.
United States.
Other Form: Print version: Sharp, Lesley Alexandra. Bodies, commodities, and biotechnologies. New York : Columbia University Press, ©2007 0231138385 0231510985 (DLC) 2006001648 (OCoLC)63178819
ISBN 9780231510981 (electronic bk.)
0231510985 (electronic bk.)
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