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Domesticating Organ Transplant

Familial Sacrifice and National Aspiration in Mexico

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        PublishersDuke University Press
        LC Classifications2016
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        Paginationxvi, 105 p. :
        Number of Pages99
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Megan Crowley-Matoka's in-depth work with families, firm grounding in bioethics, and ability to interweave Domesticating Organ Transplant analytical concepts—such as bioavailability, domesticity, blame, and materiality—is compelling. Analyzing the everyday effects of transplant's own iconic power as an intervention that exemplifies medicine's death-defying promise and commodifying perils, Crowley-Matoka illuminates how embodied experience, clinical practice, and national identity produce one another.

In Domesticating Organ Transplant, Megan Crowley-Matoka examines the intimate dynamics and complex politics of kidney transplant, drawing on extensive fieldwork with patients, families, medical professionals, and government and religious leaders in Guadalajara.

ISBN 10 : 9783990435786 Domesticating Symbols Book Description : domesticating symbols looks at the entropic dissolution of symbolic structures we are experiencing today and explores various approaches towards learning to create code. In Guadalajara brain-dead donors were relatively scarce, providing organs for fewer than 10 percent of kidney transplants. Megan Crowley-Matoka's in-depth work with families, firm grounding in bioethics, and ability to interweave key analytical concepts—such as bioavailability, domesticity, blame, and materiality—is compelling.

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Oxford Handbook of Ethics Domesticating Organ Transplant the End of Life, Robert A. The need for kidneys has led some to ask: would purchasing organs be a solution? It makes a significant contribution to scholarly literature on medical anthropology, bioethics, and moral politics in Mexico.

Chimeras, In Corporations and Morality-in-the-Making in Experimental Transplant The Transplant Imaginary: Mechanical Hearts, Animal Parts, and Moral Thinking in Highly Experimental Science, Lesley A. Living Donors Who Develop Kidney Failure: Excerpts of Their Thoughts. Desperately Seeking Normal: The Promise and Perils of the Lived Organ Transplant Experience. Patients who voluntarily leave their home country to seek treatment in other countries typically do so out of perceived medical necessity; these procedures — which are often poorly covered by insurance — range from mandatory heart surgery, to kidney or other organ transplants.

And a scant number of brain-dead donors provided the remaining 10 percent or so. Drawing on Buddhist hagiography, traditional narratives, historical anecdotes, and epigraphy, McBride describes the seminal role of the worship of Buddhist deities in particular the Buddha Uakyamuni, the future buddha Maitreya, and the bodhisattva Avalokiteuvara in the domestication of the religion on the Korean peninsula and the use of imagery from the Maitreya cult to create a symbiosis between the native religious observances of Domesticating Organ Transplant and those being imported from the Chinese cultural sphere.

Being Worthy of Transplant, Embodying Transplant's Worth 109 4. My research looks to understand how such difficult decisions are made and experienced by the patients, clinicians, and policy-makers faced with them.

Weaving together haunting stories and sometimes surprising statistics culled from hundreds of transplant cases, she offers nuanced insight into the way iconic notions about mothers, miracles, and mestizos shape how some lives are saved and others are risked through transplantation.Megan Crowley-Matoka, Sean Phelan, John D.

As an anthropologist, I am interested in comparing how different cultures respond to the problem of clinical uncertainty, and so have studied these issues in the U. Through paintings and mosaics portraying the Nile, canals that turned the garden itself into a miniature "Nilescape," and statuary depicting Egyptian themes, many gardens in Pompeii offered ancient visitors evocations of a Roman vision of Egypt.

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