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Commodified Bodies: Organ Transplantation and the Organ Trade Oliver Decker

Commodified Bodies: Organ Transplantation and the Organ Trade

Oliver Decker

Published April 9th 2014
ISBN : 9780415854832
Hardcover
207 pages
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This title examines the social practice of organ transplantation and trafficking and scrutinises the increasingly neoliberal tendencies in the medical system. It analyses phenomena such as the denomination of human body parts as raw materials andMoreThis title examines the social practice of organ transplantation and trafficking and scrutinises the increasingly neoliberal tendencies in the medical system. It analyses phenomena such as the denomination of human body parts as raw materials and commodities, or the arguments used by the proponents for a free market solution. Moreover, it argues that modern medicine is still linked with its religious roots