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  • Twice Deadby Margaret Lock

    University of California Press 2001; US$ 33.95

    Tales about organ transplants appear in mythology and folk stories, and surface in documents from medieval times, but only during the past twenty years has medical knowledge and technology been sufficiently advanced for surgeons to perform thousands of transplants each year. In the majority of cases individuals diagnosed as "brain dead" are the source... more...

  • The Alzheimer Conundrumby Margaret Lock

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    Because of rapidly aging populations, the number of people worldwide experiencing dementia is increasing and the projections are grim. Despite hundreds of millions of dollars invested in medical research, no effective treatment has been discovered for Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia. The Alzheimer Conundrum exposes the predicaments... more...

  • New Horizons in Medical Anthropologyby Margaret Lock; Mark Nichter

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 55.95

    These cutting edge essays and case studies on issues like AIDS, medical technologies and overpopulation, are collected here in honour of Charles Leslie, the influential anthropologist. more...

  • An Anthropology of Biomedicineby Margaret Lock; Vinh-Kim Nguyen

    Wiley 2011; US$ 119.95

    An Anthropology of Biomedicine is an exciting new introduction to biomedicine and its global implications. Focusing on the ways in which the application of biomedical technologies bring about radical changes to societies at large, cultural anthropologist Margaret Lock and her co-author physician and medical anthropologist Vinh-Kim Nguyen develop... more...

  • The Handbook of Genetics & Societyby Paul Atkinson; Peter Glasner; Margaret Lock

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 59.95

    An authoritative handbook offering a comprehensive overview of contemporary international social science research on genetics, genomics and the new life sciences, this handbook brings together leading scholars to provide expertise across a wide ranging spectrum of research fields related to the production, use, commodification and regulation of genetic... more...

  • Living and Working with the New Medical Technologiesby Margaret Lock; Allan Young; Alberto Cambrosio

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 41.00

    Interdisciplinary collection of essays on the influence and development of new medical technologies. more...

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