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Author Goodwin, Michele.

Title Black markets : the supply and demand of body parts / Michele Goodwin
Published New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006

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Description xvi, 294 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction -- Institutional supply, demand, and legitimacy -- Nuances, judicial authority, and the legal limits of altruism -- Getting the organ you want -- The uniform anatomical gift act -- Presumed consent: the unsuspecting donor -- Commoditization: incentives for cadaveric organ harvesting -- Black markets: the supply of body parts -- Critiquing the slavery and black body market comparison
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-288) and index
Subject Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc. -- Corrupt practices.
Human body.
Homografts -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Medical ethics.
LC no. 2005037985
ISBN 0521617995 paperback
0521852803 hardback