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The Resource Body shopping : the economy fuelled by flesh and blood, Donna Dickenson

Body shopping : the economy fuelled by flesh and blood, Donna Dickenson

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Body shopping : the economy fuelled by flesh and blood
Title
Body shopping
Title remainder
the economy fuelled by flesh and blood
Statement of responsibility
Donna Dickenson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
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Dickenson, Donna
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Bioethical Issues
  • Biotechnology
  • Human body
Label
Body shopping : the economy fuelled by flesh and blood, Donna Dickenson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [196]-215) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Body shopping at both ends of life: babies and bones for sale -- A global market in baby-making -- Exploitation, justice and freedom of choice -- The unlovely bones -- 2. What makes you think you own your body? -- The case of John Moore -- How much work does it take to make a spleen? -- Donors or dupes? -- 3. With love at Christmas: a set of stem cells -- Totally safe and harmless?-- Benefits or risks for the baby? -- Waste not, want not -- Whose blood is it anyway? -- Cord blood, the cure-all? -- 4. Stem cells, holy grails and eggs on trees -- A piece of Science fiction -- Stem cell research: hype and reality -- A risky endeavour and A fait accompli -- To pay or not to pay: is that the question? --
  • 5. Genomes up for grabs: or, could Dr. Frankenstein have patented his monster? -- Can you take out a patent on life? -- Invention or discovery? The case of Diamond v. Chakrabarty -- Where do we go from here? -- Resistance is not futile: the case of Tonga -- The French disconnection -- 6. The biobank that likes to say 'no' -- Possession is ten-tenths of the law: the Catalona case -- Two steps back or one step forward? -- Catalona revisited: the appeal court judgment -- 7. Buying the 'real me': shopping for a face -- Venus envy -- It may be someone else's face, but when I look in the mirror I see me -- The face: just another part of the body? -- A cautionary tale: the aftermath of the first human hand transplant -- The 'real me': what money can't buy -- 8. My body, my capital? -- Organs for sale, one careful (and unwilling) owner -- The tragedy of the genetic commons -- Why we all have female bodies now
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiv, 226 pages
Isbn
9781851685912
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (CStRLIN)PAUL263494611-B
  • (OCoLC)183258374
Label
Body shopping : the economy fuelled by flesh and blood, Donna Dickenson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [196]-215) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Body shopping at both ends of life: babies and bones for sale -- A global market in baby-making -- Exploitation, justice and freedom of choice -- The unlovely bones -- 2. What makes you think you own your body? -- The case of John Moore -- How much work does it take to make a spleen? -- Donors or dupes? -- 3. With love at Christmas: a set of stem cells -- Totally safe and harmless?-- Benefits or risks for the baby? -- Waste not, want not -- Whose blood is it anyway? -- Cord blood, the cure-all? -- 4. Stem cells, holy grails and eggs on trees -- A piece of Science fiction -- Stem cell research: hype and reality -- A risky endeavour and A fait accompli -- To pay or not to pay: is that the question? --
  • 5. Genomes up for grabs: or, could Dr. Frankenstein have patented his monster? -- Can you take out a patent on life? -- Invention or discovery? The case of Diamond v. Chakrabarty -- Where do we go from here? -- Resistance is not futile: the case of Tonga -- The French disconnection -- 6. The biobank that likes to say 'no' -- Possession is ten-tenths of the law: the Catalona case -- Two steps back or one step forward? -- Catalona revisited: the appeal court judgment -- 7. Buying the 'real me': shopping for a face -- Venus envy -- It may be someone else's face, but when I look in the mirror I see me -- The face: just another part of the body? -- A cautionary tale: the aftermath of the first human hand transplant -- The 'real me': what money can't buy -- 8. My body, my capital? -- Organs for sale, one careful (and unwilling) owner -- The tragedy of the genetic commons -- Why we all have female bodies now
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiv, 226 pages
Isbn
9781851685912
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (CStRLIN)PAUL263494611-B
  • (OCoLC)183258374

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