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Author Waldby, Cathy.

Title Tissue economies : blood, organs, and cell lines in late capitalism / Catherine Waldby and Robert Mitchell
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2006


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  362.1783 Wal/Teb  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 231 pages
Series Science and cultural theory
Science and cultural theory.
Contents Blood banks, risk, and autologous donation: the gift of blood to oneself -- Disentangling the embryonic gift: the UK stem cell bank -- The laws of mo(o)re: waste, biovalue, and information ecologies -- Umbilical cord blood: waste, gift, venture capital -- Commodity-communities and corporate commons -- Real-time demand: information, regeneration and organ markets
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Tissue banks -- Economic aspects.
Tissue banks -- Political aspects.
Tissue banks -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Preservation of organs, tissues, etc. -- Economic aspects.
Preservation of organs, tissues, etc. -- Political aspects.
Preservation of organs, tissues, etc. -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Tissue Donors -- psychology.
Cross-Cultural Comparison.
Social Responsibility.
Tissue and Organ Procurement -- economics.
Tissue and Organ Procurement -- organization & administration.
United Kingdom.
United States.
Author Mitchell, Robert, 1969-
LC no. 2005025993
ISBN 0822337703
0822337576 cloth alkaline paper