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Twice Dead: Organ Transplants and the Reinvention of Death

Margaret Lock
Format
Book
Published
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2002.
Language
English
Series
California Series in Public Anthropology
ISBN
0520226054, 0520228146
Contents
  • Preamble: Accidental Death 1
  • Trauma 14
  • The Procurement 17
  • The Gift 23
  • Death's Shadow 27
  • 1. Boundary Transgressions and Moral Uncertainty 32
  • Reanimation 54
  • 2. Technology in Extremis 57
  • Narrow Escapes 76
  • 3. Locating the Moment of Death 78
  • Jumping the Gun 101
  • 4. Making the New Death Uniform 103
  • Tragedy 127
  • 5. Japan and the Brain-Death "Problem" 130
  • Aggressive Harvesting 147
  • 6. Technology as Other: Japanese Modernity and Technology 149
  • Born of a Brain-Dead Mother 165
  • 7. Prevailing against Inertia: An Interim Resolution to the Brain-Death Debate 167
  • Becoming a Good Angel 190
  • 8. Social Death and Situated Departures 191
  • Disconcerting Movements 208
  • 9. Imagined Continuities: On Becoming an Ancestor 209
  • Memory Work 232
  • 10. When Bodies Outlive Persons 235
  • Procurement Anxiety 259
  • 11. When Persons Linger in Bodies 263
  • Transcendence through Music 288
  • 12. The Body Transcendent 291
  • A Court Order 310
  • 13. The Social Life of Human Organs 315
  • A Reliable Man 341
  • An Unsatisfactory Intelligence 345
  • 14. Revisiting Vivisection in a World Short of Organs 347
  • A Dubious Definition of Death 363
  • Reflections 365.
Description
xii, 429 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 379-415) and index.
Series Statement
California series in public anthropology 1
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