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The Resource Strange harvest : organ transplants, denatured bodies, and the transformed self, Lesley A. Sharp

Strange harvest : organ transplants, denatured bodies, and the transformed self, Lesley A. Sharp

Label
Strange harvest : organ transplants, denatured bodies, and the transformed self
Title
Strange harvest
Title remainder
organ transplants, denatured bodies, and the transformed self
Statement of responsibility
Lesley A. Sharp
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Strange Harvest illuminates the wondrous yet disquieting medical realm of organ transplantation by drawing on the voices of those most deeply involved: transplant recipients, clinical specialists, and the surviving kin of deceased organ donors. In this rich and deeply engaging ethnographic study, anthropologist Lesley Sharp explores how these parties think about death, loss, and mourning, especially in light of medical taboos surrounding donor anonymity. As Sharp argues, new forms of embodied intimacy arise in response, and the riveting insights gleaned from her interviews, observations, and d
Cataloging source
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sharp, Lesley Alexandra
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc.
  • Medical anthropology
  • Ethnology
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Death
  • Mourning customs
  • Memorials
  • Kinship
  • Greffe (Chirurgie)
  • Anthropologie médicale
  • Ethnologie
  • Funérailles
  • Mort
  • Deuil
  • Monuments commémoratifs
  • Parenté
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Death
  • Ethnology
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Kinship
  • Medical anthropology
  • Memorials
  • Mourning customs
  • Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc.
  • United States
  • Transplantatie
  • Bewältigung
  • Sozialanthropologie
  • Transplantation
  • Trauerarbeit
  • Trauerritual
  • Soziale Situation
  • Bestattungsritus
  • USA
  • Organ Transplantation
  • Tissue and Organ Procurement
  • Anthropology, Cultural
  • Tissue and Organ Procurement
  • Organ Transplantation
  • Anthropology, Cultural
  • United States
Label
Strange harvest : organ transplants, denatured bodies, and the transformed self, Lesley A. Sharp
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-298) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
We are the dead men -- Memory work -- Public encounters as subversive acts -- Human hybridity
Control code
ocm77737251
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 307 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520939615
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttqxhjs
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)77737251
Label
Strange harvest : organ transplants, denatured bodies, and the transformed self, Lesley A. Sharp
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-298) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
We are the dead men -- Memory work -- Public encounters as subversive acts -- Human hybridity
Control code
ocm77737251
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 307 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520939615
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttqxhjs
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)77737251

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