‘I had to leave’. A cultural analysis of motives for commercial transplantations.

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Abstract

The article is based on a pilot study of the stories of Swedish patients having had a kidney transplant abroad. Our focus is on how people who have been transplanted abroad talk about and handles the dilemma that may arise due to the transplantation trips.

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Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Ethnology

Keywords

  • Commercial transplantations, Sweden, Iran, Pakistan
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe body as gift, resource and commodity
EditorsFredrik Svaneaus, Martin Gunnarson
PublisherSödertörn Studies on Practical Knowledge
Pages321-343
ISBN (Print)978-91-86069-00-0
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes