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The Resource Our Bodies Belong to God : Organ Transplants, Islam, and the Struggle for Human Dignity in Egypt, Sherine Hamdy

Our Bodies Belong to God : Organ Transplants, Islam, and the Struggle for Human Dignity in Egypt, Sherine Hamdy

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Our Bodies Belong to God : Organ Transplants, Islam, and the Struggle for Human Dignity in Egypt
Title
Our Bodies Belong to God
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Organ Transplants, Islam, and the Struggle for Human Dignity in Egypt
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Sherine Hamdy
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Language
eng
Summary
Why has Egypt, a pioneer of organ transplantation, been reluctant to pass a national organ transplant law for more than three decades? This book analyzes the national debate over organ transplantation in Egypt as it has unfolded during a time of major social and political transformation--including mounting dissent against a brutal regime, the privatization of health care, advances in science, the growing gap between rich and poor, and the Islamic revival. Sherine Hamdy recasts bioethics as a necessarily political project as she traces the moral positions of patients in need of new tissues and o
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Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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Our Bodies Belong to God : Organ Transplants, Islam, and the Struggle for Human Dignity in Egypt, Sherine Hamdy
Label
Our Bodies Belong to God : Organ Transplants, Islam, and the Struggle for Human Dignity in Egypt, Sherine Hamdy
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/j.ctt1pq04g
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Includes bibliographical references
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Our Bodies Belong to God; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Note on Confidentiality and Photography; Note on Transliteration; Acknowledgments; Preface; INTRODUCTION: BIOETHICS REBOUND; 1. EGYPT'S CRISES OF AUTHORITY; 2. DEFINING DEATH: WHEN THE EXPERTS DISAGREE; 3. FROM SECRET TO SCANDAL: CORNEAS, DEAD DONORS, AND EGYPT'S BLIND; 4. SHAYKH OF THE PEOPLE: GENEALOGY OF AN UTTERANCE; 5. TRANSPLANTING GOD'S PROPERTY: THE ETHICS OF SCALE; 6. ONLY ONE KIDNEY TO GIVE: ETHICS AND RISK; 7. PRINCIPLES WE CAN'T AFFORD? ETHICS AND PRAGMATISM IN KIDNEY SALES
  • CONCLUSIONS: WHERE CYBORGS MEET GODEPILOGUE: THE ONGOING STRUGGLE FOR HUMAN DIGNITY; Notes; Glossary of Frequently Used Arabic Terms; References; Index
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online
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9780520951747
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