Matching Organs with Donors: Legality and Kinship in Transplants
248 pages | 6 x 9
Cloth | ISBN 978-0-8122-4432-8 | $65.00 | £42.50
Ebook | ISBN 978-0-8122-0650-0 | $65.00 | £42.50
A volume in the Contemporary Ethnography series
This sensitive ethnography reveals the methods and mindsets of doctors, patients, donors, and sellers in Israel's living kidney transplant bureaus. Matching Organs with Donors describes how these actors identify and adjudicate suitable matches between donor and recipient using terms borrowed from definitions of kinship.
Divine Art, Infernal Machine: The Reception of Printing in the West from First Impressions to the Sense of an Ending
The author of the hugely influential The Printing Press as an Agent of Change offers a magisterial and highly readable account of five centuries of ambivalent attitudes toward printing and printers. Once again, she makes a compelling case for the ways in which technological developments and cultural shifts are intimately related.
Not in This Family shows how gays and their heterosexual parents both have animated each other's sensibilities, consciousness, and even culture and politics. Author Heather Murray suggests a reciprocal family life and complicates the notion of gay banishment.
Sweet Liberty: The Final Days of Slavery in Martinique
Sweet Liberty offers a history of Martinique and its relationship to metropolitan France during the final years of slavery in the French empire. It argues that an Atlantic-world approach reveals how race, slavery, class, and gender shaped what it meant to be French on both sides of the ocean.