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New Cannibal Markets

Globalization and Commodification of the Human Body

Thanks to recent progress in biotechnology, surrogacy, transplantation of organs and tissues, blood products or stem-cell and gamete banks are now widely used throughout the world. These techniques improve the health and well-being of some human beings using products or functions that come from the body of others. Growth in demand and absence of an appropriate international legal framework have led to the development of a lucrative global trade in which victims are often people living in i...


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  • Éditeur : Éditions de la Maison des sciences de l’homme
  • Collection : 54 | 11
  • Lieu d’édition : Paris
  • Année d’édition : 2015
  • Publication sur OpenEdition Books : 19 décembre 2017
  • ISBN (Édition imprimée) : 9782735119981
  • ISBN électronique : 9782735122851
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.editionsmsh.10732
  • Nombre de pages : 432 p.

Part 1. Trading in the Human Body

Samira El Boudamoussi et Vincent Barras
New Markets, Old Questions?

Part 5. The Human-Product-Banking Industry

Jean-Daniel Tissot, Olivier Garraud, Jean-Jacques Lefrère et al.
Selling Donations: Ethics and Transfusion Medicine
Bernice S. Elger
Who Are the Owners?

Commercialization and Biobanking

Jean-Daniel Rainhorn et Samira El Boudamoussi
Conclusion

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