By Julie Kent
This interesting ebook examines how human tissues and cells are being exchanged, commodified and commercialized by way of new future health applied sciences. via a dialogue of emergent international ‘tissue economies’ the writer explores the social dynamics of innovation within the fields of tissue engineering and stem mobile technological know-how. The ebook explores how regenerative drugs configures and conceptualizes our bodies and argues that the advance of regenerative medication is a feminist factor.
In Regenerating Bodies, Kent seriously examines the transformative capability of regenerative drugs and no matter if it represents a paradigm shift from extra conventional varieties of biomedicine. The booklet exhibits that clients of those applied sciences are gendered and women’s our bodies are enrolled within the construction of them particularly methods. So what's the price of a feminist bioethics for considering the moral concerns at stake? Drawing on vast qualitative box examine, Kent examines the problems round donation, procurement, banking and engineering of human tissues, and offers an research of the regulatory and coverage debates surrounding those practices inside Europe and the united kingdom.
The publication considers the claims that regenerative medication represents interesting percentages for treating the illnesses of ageing our bodies, seriously assessing what sort of futures are embodied in tissue and cellphone established cures. will probably be of curiosity to a variety of students and scholars in the social sciences, in health and wellbeing know-how experiences, bioethics, feminist reviews, and gender and well-being studies.
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Regenerating Bodies: Tissue and Cell Therapies in the Twenty-First Century (Genetics and Society) by Julie Kent