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Author Lock, Margaret M.

Title Twice dead : organ transplants and the reinvention of death / Margaret Lock.

Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [2002]
©2002

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 UniM Bail  617.950952 LOCK    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 429 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series California series in public anthropology ; 1.
California series in public anthropology ; 1.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 379-415) and index.
Contents Preamble: Accidental Death 1 -- Trauma 14 -- Procurement 17 -- 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. Body Transcendent 291 -- A Court Order 310 -- 13. 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.
Subject Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc. -- Japan.
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc. -- North America.
Brain death -- Japan.
Brain death -- North America.
ISBN 0520226054
0520228146