Global Justice and the Traffic in Humans for Organs
Date of Lecture: September 24, 2012
About the Speaker: Nancy Scheper-Hughes is professor of medical anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley where she directs the doctoral program in Critical Studies in Medicine, Science, and the Body. Her most recent books are "Commodifying Bodies" (Sage, 2002) and "Violence in War and Peace: an Anthology" (Basil Blackwell, 2003). She is co-founder and director of Organs Watch, a medical human rights project.
About the Talk: In this lecture, Scheper-Hughes shares case studies of the global networks that facilitate organ trafficking and considers the complex ethics involved.
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