By Klaus Hoeyer
This publication addresses the talk frequently tagged as being approximately ’markets in human physique components’ that is antagonistically divided into pro-market and anti-market positions. the writer presents a suite of propositions approximately easy methods to technique this and exhibits a fashion out of the concrete deadlock of it. Assumptions approximately markets and our bodies that symbolize this debate are analyzed and defined whereas the writer argues that those assumptions are in reality constitutive for exchanges of human physically fabric – yet in unacknowledged methods. it really is concluded that what we want is a unique analytical method of higher comprehend the mechanisms at play whilst enterprises alternate organs, tissues and cells to be used in transplantation and fertility drugs.
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13. Knowles (1999). 14. See Taylor (2005b); note also how Cecily Palmer refers to tissue samples as ambiguous: “Human and object, subject and thing” (Palmer 2009:15). 15. A short personal history of the concept: I first heard the word mentioned in a commentary that Stefan Helmreich made at the AAA Conference in San Francisco in 2008. html, last accessed May 13, 2011). At the time I had long struggled with finding a proper term for the phenomena 24 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 1 Introduction that this book explores, and inspired by Leigh Star’s work (with coauthors) on boundary objects (Bowker and Star 1999; Star 1989; Star and Griesemer 1989), I had tried out, for example, the term human boundary object (Hoeyer 2010b).
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1. Following the outline of market thinking, I present some relatively well-known theoretical alternatives to market thinking and historical examples which can help the reader to understand my preference for the notion of exchange as well as allow appreciation of the specificity of the market idiom. Based on this discussion, I then summarize the historical rise of this characteristic dichotomy between persons and commodities before I briefly contemplate when and how ubjects became problematized as raw materials in the circuits of exchange today known as markets.
Exchanging Human Bodily Material: Rethinking Bodies and Markets by Klaus Hoeyer