Corpus ID: 149743043

Opening up Bodies for Harvest:: Embodiment and Global Capitalism

@article{Andreescu2018OpeningUB,
  title={Opening up Bodies for Harvest:: Embodiment and Global Capitalism},
  author={Florentina C. Andreescu},
  journal={Theory & Event},
  year={2018},
  volume={21},
  pages={411 - 433}
}
Abstract:This article explores the ways in which global capitalism, enabled by developments in transplantation technology, cuts into human flesh, leading to reimagining bodies as complex assemblages of various replaceable parts. It traces the extent to which, the ontos of the human vanishes into this fragmented flesh, that manifests an existence which is no longer tied to the presence of the human body. It further reads the fictive kinship narratives, weaved between donors and receivers, as… Expand
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