Rotten trade: Millennial capitalism, human values and global justice in organs trafficking

  title={Rotten trade: Millennial capitalism, human values and global justice in organs trafficking},
  author={Nancy Scheper‐Hughes},
  journal={Journal of Human Rights},
  pages={197 - 226}
This article documents the growth of “transplant tourism” and the global traffic in human bodies, desires, and needs. Organ transplantation today takes place in a transnational space with surgeons, patients, donors, sellers and brokers following new paths of capital and technology. In general, organs flow from South to North, from third to first world, and from poorer to richer bodies, and from black and brown to whites and from females to males. The “scarcity” of organs and tissues combined… Expand
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