Knowledge games, truthfulness and organ transplants regulation

@inproceedings{Jacob2011KnowledgeGT,
  title={Knowledge games, truthfulness and organ transplants regulation},
  author={Marie-Andr{\'e}e Jacob},
  year={2011}
}
In this paper, I examine how different relations to knowledge are enacted among experts working in the governance of kidney transplants. Using fieldwork material gathered in transplant hospital and bureaus, I analyse how legal knowledge transacts with expert and lay knowledge in the context of very pragmatic tasks: detect the "intention to donate" and the "altruistic motivations" of those who procure a kidney to someone in need. My focus is on the management and circulation of knowledge, rather… CONTINUE READING