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Matching organs with donors : legality and kinship in transplants / Marie-Andrée Jacob.

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Author/Creator:
Jacob, Marie-Andrée, 1975-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • 221 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction: Matching
  • Ethnography through transplants and vice versa
  • Consent forms, differences, and indifference
  • Kinship as a template
  • Committee-ing "family donations"
  • The evidence of altruism
  • Exits and promises : signatures, loopholes, and swaps
  • Conclusion: Kinship relations, legal relations, and transplants.
Series:
Contemporary ethnography.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780812244328
081224432X

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