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Organ till salu

Lundin, Susanne LU (2014)
Abstract
After four years in the Swedish health care queues the kidney patient Sam bought a new kidney in Pakistan. But where did the new organ come from? And where the donor really voluntary?

"Organs for sale" is a frightening journey through the organ trade

murky world. Ethnologist Susanne Lundin is traveling around the world and witnesses the black organ market. She portrays crime syndicate in South Africa, prosecutors in Israel and exploited farm workers in Moldova. On the other side of the chain, she meets Swedish patients, such as Sam, who are so desperate that they circumvent the law and sets a another person's life at stake.

With an aging population and an increasing need for healthy organ is the organ trade... (More)
After four years in the Swedish health care queues the kidney patient Sam bought a new kidney in Pakistan. But where did the new organ come from? And where the donor really voluntary?

"Organs for sale" is a frightening journey through the organ trade

murky world. Ethnologist Susanne Lundin is traveling around the world and witnesses the black organ market. She portrays crime syndicate in South Africa, prosecutors in Israel and exploited farm workers in Moldova. On the other side of the chain, she meets Swedish patients, such as Sam, who are so desperate that they circumvent the law and sets a another person's life at stake.

With an aging population and an increasing need for healthy organ is the organ trade closer than we like to think. For the first time in Swedish will now have a picture of this shadowy activities that are just learning to grow in importance. (Less)
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global organ trade, kidneys, transplantations, cultural perspectives
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Popular Science
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253 pages
publisher
Natur och kultur
ISBN
978-91-27-13829-2
language
Swedish
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yes
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d56622e2-b287-43f4-9d20-236bebbe28d7 (old id 4146926)
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  abstract     = {After four years in the Swedish health care queues the kidney patient Sam bought a new kidney in Pakistan. But where did the new organ come from? And where the donor really voluntary?<br/><br>
"Organs for sale" is a frightening journey through the organ trade<br/><br>
murky world. Ethnologist Susanne Lundin is traveling around the world and witnesses the black organ market. She portrays crime syndicate in South Africa, prosecutors in Israel and exploited farm workers in Moldova. On the other side of the chain, she meets Swedish patients, such as Sam, who are so desperate that they circumvent the law and sets a another person's life at stake.<br/><br>
With an aging population and an increasing need for healthy organ is the organ trade closer than we like to think. For the first time in Swedish will now have a picture of this shadowy activities that are just learning to grow in importance.},
  author       = {Lundin, Susanne},
  isbn         = {978-91-27-13829-2},
  keyword      = {global organ trade,kidneys,transplantations,cultural perspectives},
  language     = {swe},
  pages        = {253},
  publisher    = {Natur och kultur},
  title        = {Organ till salu},
  year         = {2014},
}