Parts unknown Undercover ethnography of the organs-trafficking underworld

@inproceedings{ScheperHughes2004PartsUU,
  title={Parts unknown Undercover ethnography of the organs-trafficking underworld},
  author={Nancy Scheper‐Hughes},
  year={2004}
}
This article addresses some of the ethical, ethnographic and political dilemmas of an idiosyncratic multi-sited research project exploring the illegal and covert activities surrounding the traffic in humans and their body parts by outlaw surgeons, kidney hunters and transplant tourists engaged in ‘back-door’ transplants in the global economy. In its odd juxtapositions of ethnography, documentation, surveillance and human rights work, the project blends genres and transgresses longstanding… CONTINUE READING

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