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The Resource Last best gifts : altruism and the market for human blood and organs, Kieran Healy

Last best gifts : altruism and the market for human blood and organs, Kieran Healy

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Last best gifts : altruism and the market for human blood and organs
Title
Last best gifts
Title remainder
altruism and the market for human blood and organs
Statement of responsibility
Kieran Healy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
More than any other altruistic gesture, blood and organ donation exemplifies the true spirit of self-sacrifice. Donors literally give of themselves for no reward so that the life of an individual--often anonymous--may be spared. But as the demand for blood and organs has grown, the value of a system that depends solely on gifts has been called into question, and the possibility has surfaced that donors might be supplemented or replaced by paid suppliers. Last Best Gifts offers a fresh perspective on this ethical dilemma by examining the social organization of blood and organ donation in Europe a
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Healy, Kieran Joseph
Dewey number
362.17/84
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
RD129.5
LC item number
.H43 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2006 K-462
  • WO 660
NLM item number
H434L 2006
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Procurement of organs, tissues, etc
  • Procurement of organs, tissues, etc
  • Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc
  • Tissue banks
  • Blood Banks
  • Blood Banks
  • Tissue Banks
  • Tissue Banks
  • Tissue Donors
  • Tissue and Organ Procurement
  • Tissue and Organ Procurement
  • Altruism
  • United States
  • MEDICAL
  • Procurement of organs, tissues, etc
  • Tissue banks
  • Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc.
  • United States
  • Bloeddonatie
  • Orgaandonatie
  • Europa (geografie)
  • Verenigde Staten
  • Organspender
  • Altruismus
Label
Last best gifts : altruism and the market for human blood and organs, Kieran Healy
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-183) 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
  • 4.
  • Collection regimes and donor populations
  • 5.
  • Organizations and obligations
  • 6.
  • Managing gifts, making markets
  • Appendix : Data and methods
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • List of illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1.
  • Exchange in human goods
  • 2.
  • Making a gift
  • 3.
  • The logistics of altruism
Control code
655853825
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 193 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226322384
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
aad37b8f-d39c-444b-80ef-5caa9361fe40
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)655853825
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Last best gifts : altruism and the market for human blood and organs, Kieran Healy
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-183) 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
  • 4.
  • Collection regimes and donor populations
  • 5.
  • Organizations and obligations
  • 6.
  • Managing gifts, making markets
  • Appendix : Data and methods
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • List of illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1.
  • Exchange in human goods
  • 2.
  • Making a gift
  • 3.
  • The logistics of altruism
Control code
655853825
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 193 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226322384
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
aad37b8f-d39c-444b-80ef-5caa9361fe40
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)655853825
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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