On Face Transplantation: Life and Ethics in Experimental Biomedicine

  • Samuel Taylor-Alexander

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
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  3. Samuel Taylor-Alexander
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  4. Samuel Taylor-Alexander
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  5. Samuel Taylor-Alexander
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  7. Back Matter
    Pages 68-74

About this book

Introduction

Drawing together interview material, medical publications, and first-hand accounts, this book shows that what is being remade in the burgeoning medical field of face transplantation is not only the lives of patients, but also the very ways that state institutions, surgeons, and families make sense of rights, claims for inclusion, and life itself.

Keywords

biomedicine ethics Familie Institution medicine transplantation

Authors and affiliations

  • Samuel Taylor-Alexander
    • 1
  1. 1.The University of AucklandNew Zealand

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137452726
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Pivot, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-49751-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-45272-6
  • About this book