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Author Fox, Renée C. (Renée Claire), 1928-

Title Spare parts : organ replacement in American society / Renee C. Fox and Judith P. Swazey ; with the assistance of Judith C. Watkins
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1992

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Description xviii, 254 pages ; 25 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Introduction: Rebuilding People -- Part I: Organ Transplantation: Patterns and Issues in the 1980s -- 1. Of Wonder Drugs, the Transplant Boom, and Moratoria -- 2. Organ Transplantation as Gift Exchange -- 3. Alterations in the Theme of the Gift -- 4. Transplantation and the Medical Commons -- Part II: The Jarvik-7 Artificial Heart Experiment -- 5. Desperate Appliance: A Short History of the Development and Use of the Jarvik-7 Artificial Heart -- 6. "Made in the U.S.A.": American Features in the Rise and Fall of the Jarvik-7 Artificial Heart -- 7. Who Shall Guard the Guardians? -- Part III: The Participant Observers: Final Journeys -- 8. Leaving the Field
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Heart, Artificial -- History.
Heart, Artificial -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States.
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc. -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States.
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc. -- United States -- Social acpects
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc. -- Social aspects -- United States.
Artificial Organs -- trends.
Heart, Artificial -- history.
Organ Transplantation -- psychology.
Organ Transplantation -- trends.
United States.
Author Swazey, Judith P.
LC no. 91039727
ISBN 0195076508