Property in the Body
By (author) Donna Dickenson
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Property in the Body by Donna Dickenson
Book DescriptionNew developments in biotechnology radically alter our relationship with our bodies. Body tissues can now be used for commercial purposes, while external objects, such as pacemakers, can become part of the body. Property in the Body: Feminist Perspectives transcends the everyday responses to such developments, suggesting that what we most fear is the feminisation of the body. We fear our bodies are becoming objects of property, turning us into things rather than persons. This book evaluates how well-grounded this fear is, and suggests innovative models of regulating what has been called 'the new Gold Rush' in human tissue. This is an up-to-date and wide-ranging synthesis of market developments in body tissue, bringing together bioethics, feminist theory and lessons from countries that have resisted commercialisation of the body, in a theoretically sophisticated and practically significant approach.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521687324
(228mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 19-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Donna Dickenson
Bioethics, Paperback (June 2012)
Stem cell research, animal-human hybrids, gene patenting - this book will help the reader make sense of these thorny issues from the cutting edge of biotech science, whose importance will only grow in years to come.
Cambridge Medical Ethics Workbook, Paperback (October 2010)
This edition of a widely praised case-based introduction to bioethics includes an interactive CD-ROM, for reference and group teaching.
Property in the Body, Hardback (April 2007)» View all books by Donna Dickenson
This book is a wide-ranging synthesis of market developments in body tissue.
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Author Biography - Donna Dickenson
Donna Dickenson is Professor of Medical Ethics and Humanities at Birkbeck, University of London.
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