commodification

Summary

Summary: The social process by which something or someone comes to be regarded and treated as an article of trade or commerce.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Trauma: the seductive hypothesis
    Steven Reisner
    New York University School of Medicine, USA
    J Am Psychoanal Assoc 51:381-414. 2003
  2. ncbi The new French resistance: commodification rejected?
    Donna Dickenson
    Birkbeck College, University of London, UK
    Med Law Int 7:41-63. 2005
  3. ncbi Bodyworlds and the ethics of using human remains: a preliminary discussion
    Y Michael Barilan
    Dep Medicine B, Meir Hospital, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Bioethics 20:233-47. 2006
  4. doi "Where can I be deported?" Thinking through the "Foreigner Fetish" in Namibia
    Robert Lorway
    International Centre for Infectious Diseases, Universiy of Manitoba, Canada
    Med Anthropol 27:70-97. 2008
  5. doi Objectification, standardization, and commodification in health care: a conceptual readjustment
    Stefan Timmermans
    UCLA, Department of Sociology, 264 Haines Hall, 375 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1551, USA
    Soc Sci Med 69:21-7. 2009
  6. ncbi Commodification of human tissue: implications for feminist and development ethics
    Donna Dickenson
    Centre for the Study of Global Ethics, University of Birmingham, 13 Pritchatts Road, Birmingham B152STT, England
    Dev World Bioeth 2:55-63. 2002
  7. ncbi The commodification of obstetric ultrasound scanning in Hanoi, Viet Nam
    Tine Gammeltoft
    Institute of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Reprod Health Matters 15:163-71. 2007
  8. pmc Commodification and exploitation: arguments in favour of compensated organ donation
    L D de Castro
    Department of Philosophy, University of the Philippines, 126 Bernard Street, Area 2, Diliman, Quezon City 1101, Philippines
    J Med Ethics 29:142-6. 2003
  9. ncbi Commodification arguments for the legal prohibition of organ sale
    S Wilkinson
    Department of Philosophy, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Health Care Anal 8:189-201. 2000
  10. ncbi The commodification of the body and its parts
    L A Sharp
    Department of Anthropology, Barnard College, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Annu Rev Anthropol 29:287-328. 2000

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  1. ncbi Trauma: the seductive hypothesis
    Steven Reisner
    New York University School of Medicine, USA
    J Am Psychoanal Assoc 51:381-414. 2003
    ..Trauma has become not simply a story of pain and its treatment, but a host of sub-stories involving the commodification of altruism, the justification of violence and revenge, the entry point into "true experience," and the place ..
  2. ncbi The new French resistance: commodification rejected?
    Donna Dickenson
    Birkbeck College, University of London, UK
    Med Law Int 7:41-63. 2005
  3. ncbi Bodyworlds and the ethics of using human remains: a preliminary discussion
    Y Michael Barilan
    Dep Medicine B, Meir Hospital, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Bioethics 20:233-47. 2006
    ..In the case of live donations, Bodyworlds has a duty to participate in the medical care of needy donors. However, secrecy with regard to the source of cadavers seems to be the most troublesome aspect of Bodyworlds...
  4. doi "Where can I be deported?" Thinking through the "Foreigner Fetish" in Namibia
    Robert Lorway
    International Centre for Infectious Diseases, Universiy of Manitoba, Canada
    Med Anthropol 27:70-97. 2008
    ..to re-orient poliical economic frameworks that consider "the body" in sex tourism in Marxists terms of "commodification" and "alienation...
  5. doi Objectification, standardization, and commodification in health care: a conceptual readjustment
    Stefan Timmermans
    UCLA, Department of Sociology, 264 Haines Hall, 375 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1551, USA
    Soc Sci Med 69:21-7. 2009
    Historically, medical sociologists have used the interrelated concepts of objectification, commodification, and standardization to point to the pathologies of modern medicine, such as the depersonalization of care and the effects of ..
  6. ncbi Commodification of human tissue: implications for feminist and development ethics
    Donna Dickenson
    Centre for the Study of Global Ethics, University of Birmingham, 13 Pritchatts Road, Birmingham B152STT, England
    Dev World Bioeth 2:55-63. 2002
    One effect of late capitalism--the commodification of practically everything--is to knock down the Chinese walls between the natural and productive realms, to use a Marxist framework...
  7. ncbi The commodification of obstetric ultrasound scanning in Hanoi, Viet Nam
    Tine Gammeltoft
    Institute of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Reprod Health Matters 15:163-71. 2007
    ..There is an urgent need in Viet Nam for policy and practice guidelines on the appropriate use of ultrasonography in pregnancy and how best to combine it with essential antenatal care, and information dissemination to women...
  8. pmc Commodification and exploitation: arguments in favour of compensated organ donation
    L D de Castro
    Department of Philosophy, University of the Philippines, 126 Bernard Street, Area 2, Diliman, Quezon City 1101, Philippines
    J Med Ethics 29:142-6. 2003
    ..against giving compensation stand on weak rational grounds: (1) the charge that compensation fosters "commodification" has neither been specific enough to account for different types of monetary transactions nor sufficiently ..
  9. ncbi Commodification arguments for the legal prohibition of organ sale
    S Wilkinson
    Department of Philosophy, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Health Care Anal 8:189-201. 2000
    ..This paper critically assesses one type of argument for this, and similar, legal prohibitions: commodification arguments. Firstly, the term 'commodification' is analysed...
  10. ncbi The commodification of the body and its parts
    L A Sharp
    Department of Anthropology, Barnard College, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Annu Rev Anthropol 29:287-328. 2000
    The human body--and its parts--has long been a target for commodification within myriad cultural settings...
  11. ncbi Starr on the corporatization and commodification of health care: the sequel
    Clark C Havighurst
    Duke University, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 29:947-67; discussion 1005-19. 2004
  12. ncbi Letter response to Margaret Everett (2003) "The social life of genes: privacy, property and the new genetics" Social Science & Medicine, 56:1
    Leigh Rich
    Soc Sci Med 57:2471-2; author reply 2473. 2003
  13. ncbi Patents, biomedical research, and treatments: examining concerns, canvassing solutions
    Josephine Johnston
    The Hastings Center, Garrison, NY 10524, USA
    Hastings Cent Rep 37:S1-36. 2007
  14. ncbi Why not a kidney market? An obvious solution to the organ shortage
    James Stacey Taylor
    Louisiana State University, USA
    Free Inq 25:42-3. 2005
  15. ncbi Why we should not pay for human organs
    Francis L Delmonico
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Natl Cathol Bioeth Q 2:381-9. 2002
  16. ncbi Disentangling privacy from property: toward a deeper understanding of genetic privacy
    Sonia M Suter
    George Washington University Law School, Washington, DC, USA
    George Washington Law Rev 72:737-814. 2004
    ..Property, in contrast, by connoting commodification, disaggregation, and arms-length dealings, can negatively affect the self and harm these relationships...
  17. ncbi DNA as taxable property - the elephant in the room or a red herring?
    Kathryn G Hunter
    AHRC Research Centre for Studies in Intellectual Property and Technology Law, University of Edinburgh
    Eur J Health Law 13:263-75. 2006
  18. ncbi [The law, medical ethics, and transplants]
    Ruy Pérez-Tamayo
    Departamento de Medicina Experimental, Facultad de Medicina de la UNAM, Mexico, DF
    Rev Invest Clin 57:170-6. 2005
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  19. ncbi An organ sale by any other name
    Jerry Menikoff
    University of Kansas, USA
    Am J Bioeth 4:42-4; discussion W35-7. 2004
  20. ncbi Biotechnology and the new right: neoconservatism's red menace
    Jonathan D Moreno
    Center for American Progress, Washington, DC 20005, USA
    Am J Bioeth 7:7-13. 2007
    ..By not acknowledging and embracing their intellectual roots, neoconservatives are left with a deeply ambivalent and often confused view of biotechnology and the society that gives rise to it...
  21. ncbi Legal forms and reproductive norms
    Ruth Fletcher
    Keele University, UK
    Soc Leg Stud 12:217-41. 2003
    ..When law negotiates a balance between the reproductive norms of responsibilities and rights, it demonstrates how particular legal forms manage the interaction of different sets of social relations, such as reproduction and exchange...
  22. pmc Taking tissue seriously means taking communities seriously
    Ross E G Upshur
    University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, 88 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1L4, Canada
    BMC Med Ethics 8:11. 2007
    ..This often leads to the export of human tissue (defined broadly) from the developing to the developed world for analysis. These practices raise a number of important ethical issues that require attention...
  23. ncbi Genomic capital: public cultures and market logics of corporate biotechnology
    Kaushik Sunder Rajan
    John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Sci Cult (Lond) 12:87-121. 2003
  24. ncbi Protectionism and freedom of contract: the erosion of female autonomy in surrogacy decisions
    Jessica H Munyon
    Suffolk Univ Law Rev 36:717-44. 2003
  25. ncbi The commodification of human body parts: regulating the tissue bank industry
    John J Zodrow
    University of Colorado at Denver, USA
    Southwest Univ Law Rev 32:407-49. 2003
  26. ncbi Governing population genomics: law, bioethics, and biopolitics in three case studies
    David E Winickoff
    Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, USA
    Jurimetrics 43:187-228. 2003
    ..Further, comparisons of these projects illuminate three areas ripe for reframing--informed consent, expert ethical oversight, and commercial benefits. Four avenues of reform are suggested...
  27. ncbi An interest in human dignity as the basis for genomic torts
    Roger Brownsword
    University of Sheffield, England
    Washburn Law J 42:413-81. 2003
  28. ncbi Patents and human genome research in developing countries: problems and proposals
    Sivaramjani Thambisetty
    Faculty of Law, Exeter College, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J World Intellect Prop 5:685-723. 2002
  29. ncbi Selling organs and souls: should the state prohibit 'demeaning' practices?
    Dominic J C Wilkinson
    Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    J Bioeth Inq 1:27-31. 2004
    ..On the contrary, such laws might be argued to be demeaning...
  30. ncbi Deserving the last great gift
    Francine M Benes
    Cerebrum 5:61-73. 2003
    ....
  31. ncbi Commodified kin: death, mourning, and competing claims on the bodies of organ donors in the United States
    L A Sharp
    Department of Anthropology, Barnard College, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Am Anthropol 103:112-33. 2001
    ..Of special concern is the medicalized commodification of donor bodies, a process that shapes both their social worth and emotional value...
  32. ncbi Paying for organs: another look
    Richard Amerling
    Nephrol News Issues 17:23-4. 2003
  33. ncbi Gifts of the body
    Gilbert Meilaender
    Valparaiso University, USA
    New Atlantis 13:25-35. 2006
  34. ncbi For your first born child: an ethical defense of the exploitation argument against commercial surrogacy
    Brendan Osberg
    Dalhousie University, Canada
    Penn Bioeth J 2:42-5. 2006
    In this essay I explore two arguments against commercial surrogacy, based on commodification and exploitation respectively...
  35. ncbi Common ethical issues in regenerative medicine
    Tsuyoshi Awaya
    Department of Bioethics, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, Japan
    J Int Bioethique 16:69-75, 192-3. 2005
    ..quot; 'Componentation' of the human body represents a preliminary step toward commodification of the human body...
  36. ncbi Compensation and egg donation for research
    John A Robertson
    School of Law, University of Texas, Austin, Texas 78705, USA
    Fertil Steril 86:1573-5. 2006
    ..Financial compensation to egg donors for their time and inconvenience in donating is established in the United States as ethically and legally acceptable. That system should be extended to egg donation for research...
  37. ncbi Commercial renal transplantation-- body parts for sale
    A Vathsala
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 35:227-8. 2006
  38. ncbi Altruism's limits: law, capacity, and organ commodification
    Michele Goodwin
    DePaul University College of Law, USA
    Rutgers Law Rev 56:305-407. 2004
  39. ncbi Contested bodies: property models and the commodification of human biological artefacts
    Bronwyn Parry
    Department of Geography, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK
    Sci Cult (Lond) 15:139-58. 2006
  40. ncbi Human property: threat or saviour?
    Richard Taylor
    Newcastle University Faculty of Law
    E Law 9:E4. 2002
  41. ncbi Analogical reasoning in handling emerging technologies: the case of umbilical cord blood biobanking
    Bjørn Hofmann
    Section for Medical Ethics, University of Oslo, Norway
    Am J Bioeth 6:49-57. 2006
    ..Umbilical cord blood biobanking will be used as a case to investigate these roles and functions...
  42. ncbi Tissue issues: the ethical dilemma of collecting human tissues for research
    Robert M Veatch
    Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    Formos J Med Humanit 6:3-13. 2005
  43. ncbi Ownership rights and the body
    Gideon Calder
    University of Wales, Newport, United Kingdom
    Camb Q Healthc Ethics 15:89-100. 2006
  44. ncbi What does it mean to use someone as "a means only": rereading Kant
    R M Green
    Ethics Institute, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
    Kennedy Inst Ethics J 11:247-61. 2001
    Debates about commodification in bioethics frequently appeal to Kant's famous second formulation of the categorical imperative, the formula requiring us to treat the rational (human) being as "an end in itself" and "never ..
  45. ncbi The social life of genes: privacy, property and the new genetics
    Margaret Everett
    Department of Anthropology, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97207 0751, USA
    Soc Sci Med 56:53-65. 2003
    ..The anthropological critique of the commodification of the body, and the concept of 'embodiment' are useful in analyzing the debate over DNA as property.
  46. ncbi [Ethics in organ transplantation: continous search for defining what is acceptable]
    Rafael Reyes-Acevedo
    Departamento de Cirugía Servicio de Trasplante, Hospital Miguel Hidalgo de Aguascalientes
    Rev Invest Clin 57:177-86. 2005
    ..Ethics in transplantation represent a continuous search for defining what is acceptable...
  47. ncbi The gift of life and starfish on the beach: the ethics of organ procurement
    Mark G Kuczewski
    Loyola University Chicago
    Am J Bioeth 2:53-6. 2002
  48. ncbi Public policy and the sale of human organs
    Cynthia B Cohen
    Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
    Kennedy Inst Ethics J 12:47-64. 2002
    ..A system of organ donation, in contrast, conveys our respect for persons and honors our common humanity...
  49. ncbi Council of Europe: the recommendation on research on biological materials of human origin: another brick in the wall
    Shawn H E Harmon
    INNOGEN, ESRC Centre for Social and Economic Research on Innovation in Genomics
    Eur J Health Law 13:293-301. 2006
  50. ncbi Rights, patents, markets and the global AIDS pandemic
    James Thuo Gathii
    Albany Law School, USA
    Fla J Int Law 14:261-352. 2002
  51. ncbi Regulating the market for human eggs
    D B Resnik
    Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, USA
    Bioethics 15:1-25. 2001
    This essay provides a rationale for a regulated market for human oocytes. Although the commodification of human oocytes raises important moral concerns, these concerns do not justify laws banning commerce in human eggs...
  52. ncbi Response: persistent perplexities
    M J Radin
    Program on Law, Science, and Technology, Stanford University
    Kennedy Inst Ethics J 11:305-15. 2001
    This response to the preceding five articles highlights the stubborn persistence of the philosophical perplexities surrounding commodification in the realm of medicine and biotechnology.
  53. ncbi The kindness of strangers: organ transplantation in a capitalist age
    T A Shannon
    Department of Humanities and Arts, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA
    Kennedy Inst Ethics J 11:285-303. 2001
    ..raised by the historical study in Richard Titmuss's The Gift Relationship, the paper examines how and in what ways the possible commodification of organs will affect our society and the impacts this may have on the supply of organs.
  54. ncbi Why we are not allowed to sell that which we are encouraged to donate
    Barbro Björkman
    Philosophy Unit, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
    Camb Q Healthc Ethics 15:60-70. 2006
  55. ncbi A question of perception: Bourdieu, art and the postmodern
    Nick Prior
    Dept of Sociology, University of Edinburgh
    Br J Sociol 56:123-39. 2005
    ..between the aesthetic and the economic, between art and popular culture, are the result of processes of commodification that have placed museums alongside shopping malls within the realms of consumption and entertainment...
  56. ncbi Population genetics and benefit sharing
    B M Knoppers
    Universite de Montreal, Centre de recherche en droit public, CP 6128, Succursale A, Montreal, Que H3C3J6, Canada
    Community Genet 3:212-4. 2000
    ..The issue of benefit-sharing is one that has its source in the mandate of both committees. How to avoid both commodification of the person through payment for access to DNA and biopiracy with no return to benefits to the families or ..
  57. doi Obscuring ecosystem function with application of the ecosystem services concept
    Markus J Peterson
    Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 2258, USA
    Conserv Biol 24:113-9. 2010
    ..Reframing ecosystem functions as economic services does not address the political problem of commodification. Just as it obscures the labor of human workers, commodification obscures the importance of the biota (..
  58. pmc The "spare parts person"? Conceptions of the human body and their implications for public attitudes towards organ donation and organ sale
    Mark Schweda
    Department for Medical Ethics and History of Medicine, Goettingen University, Goettingen, Germany
    Philos Ethics Humanit Med 4:4. 2009
    The increasing debate on financial incentives for organ donation raises concerns about a "commodification of the human body"...
  59. doi Perceptions of the gift relationship in organ and tissue donation: Views of intensivists and donor and recipient coordinators
    Rhonda Shaw
    Sociology Social Policy, Victoria University of Wellington, PO Box 600, Wellington, New Zealand
    Soc Sci Med 70:609-15. 2010
    ..donation in the public domain, gift terminology separates the act of donation from that of commerce and the commodification of body tissues...
  60. ncbi Harvard v. Canada: the myc mouse that still squeaks in the maze of biopatent law
    L J Deftos
    University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, California, USA
    Acad Med 76:684-92. 2001
    ..patents are commonly based on moral and religious grounds that regard the sanctity of life and oppose its commodification. The most compelling arguments for such patents are based on the benefits they deliver through commercial ..
  61. ncbi [Basic ethical aspects of living organ donation]
    E Nagel
    Institut für Medizinmanagement und Gesundheitswissenschaften, Universitat Bayreuth
    Chirurg 74:530-5. 2003
    ..b>Commodification of the human body risks viewing persons as marketable objects...
  62. ncbi Purchasing a quick fix from private pharmacies in the Gaza Strip
    S Beckerleg
    Health Promotion Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 49:1489-500. 1999
    ..Some anthropologists see this trend as an aspect of the 'commodification of health'...
  63. ncbi Deconstructing risk assessment and management in mental health nursing
    Marie Crowe
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Adv Nurs 43:19-27. 2003
    ..However, these concepts are generally taken-for-granted as necessary and unavoidable aspects of mental health nursing practice. This deconstructive analysis explores some of the assumptions and values that underpin these concepts...
  64. ncbi Predicting human cloning acceptability: a national Greek survey on the beliefs of the public
    Georgia S Tzamalouka
    Department of Social Work, Technological Educational Institute TEI of Crete, Stavromenos, Heraklion, Greece
    J Assist Reprod Genet 22:315-22. 2005
    ..However, previous research in the field of public beliefs towards human genetics is limited. Therefore, in the present study, we investigated the role of public beliefs as predictors of the acceptability of the respondents to use HC...
  65. ncbi [Mexican health insurance: uncertain universal coverage]
    Asa Cristina Laurell
    Centro de Análisis y Estudios sobre Seguridad Social, Coyoacan
    Cien Saude Colet 16:2795-806. 2011
    ..However, reforms are leading to the commodification of the health system even in the context of a weak private sector.
  66. ncbi Advances in oocyte cryopreservation technology will eventually blur the ethical and moral boundaries between compensated egg sharing and commercialized oocyte donation
    Boon Chin Heng
    National University of Singapore, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, 119074 Singapore
    Reprod Biomed Online 12:280-1. 2006
    Compensated egg sharing was originally conceived as a patient self-help co-operative scheme to avoid overt 'commodification' of donor oocytes and prevent doctors and medical institutions from acting as 'brokers' of donated human material...
  67. doi 'An adept in medicine': the Reverend Dr William Laing, nervous complaints and the commodification of spa water
    M D Eddy
    Department of Philosophy, Durham University, 51 Old Elvet, Durham DH1 3HN, UK
    Stud Hist Philos Biol Biomed Sci 39:1-13. 2008
    ....
  68. ncbi The role of ethics in commercial genetic research: notes on the notion of commodification
    Klaus Hoeyer
    Department of Health Services Research, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3A, DK 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Med Anthropol 24:45-70. 2005
    ..scientists have sought to reveal ethics policies as veils for commercial exploitation, masking the crude commodification of the human body...
  69. doi Girls want money, boys want virgins: the materiality of love amongst South African township youth in the context of HIV and AIDS
    Deevia Bhana
    School of Education, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    Cult Health Sex 13:961-72. 2011
    ..Farm girls were constructed as virgins with little investment in commodification. Farm girls are a strategic option through which boys' economic marginalisation experienced in the township ..
  70. doi Current perspectives on an emerging formal natural products sector in South Africa
    N P Makunga
    Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602, South Africa
    J Ethnopharmacol 119:365-75. 2008
    ..Sustainable utilization benefiting the commodification of ethnoherbals, plus meeting aims of poverty alleviation and people empowerment, is a new paradigm in South ..
  71. doi The nobodies: neoliberalism, violence, and migration
    Linda Green
    Center for Latin American Studies, University of Arizona, Anthropology, 122A Haury Building, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Med Anthropol 30:366-85. 2011
    ..I explore some of the multiple sites of the production and commodification of these "nobodies" to illuminate the intricate relationship between neoliberal economic policies and ..
  72. doi Sociological and ethical issues in transplant commercialism
    Miran Epstein
    Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 14:134-9. 2009
    ..In an attempt to assess the potential outcomes of these trends, this article reviews and discusses some sociological and ethical issues, ending with a proposal for a reinvigorated anticommercialist strategy...
  73. ncbi Sick heil: self and illness in Nazi Germany
    Geoffrey Cocks
    Department of History, Albion College, Albion, MI 49224, USA
    Osiris 22:93-115. 2007
    ..Medicalization and commodification of health was continuous with modern trends and became a wartime site of attempted well-being of the self at ..
  74. ncbi Ethical sensitivity and the goals of medicine: resisting the tides of medical deprofessionalisation
    J J Chin
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Singapore Med J 42:582-5. 2001
    ..The commodification and industrialisation of health care, and weakening of its ethical foundations are among the main forces ..
  75. doi Introduction: HEC Forum special issue on privacy and commodification
    James Stacey Taylor
    Department of Philosophy, The College of New Jersey, 2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, NJ 08628, USA
    HEC Forum 22:173-7. 2010
    ..issue of HEC Forum critically and carefully explore key issues at the intersection of patient privacy and commodification. For example, should hospitals be required to secure a person's consent to any possible uses to which his ..
  76. ncbi From service to commodity: corporization, competition, commodification, and customer culture transforms health care
    J D Stoeckle
    Primary Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Croat Med J 41:141-3. 2000
    ..Viewed from office encounters with patients, such transformation of services to commodities changes the doctor-patient relationship and the moral mission of care...
  77. ncbi Lives to save lives--the ethics of tissue typing
    Stephen Bellamy
    St James Vicarage, Southport PR8 2BQ, UK
    Hum Fertil (Camb) 8:5-11. 2005
    ..type? A case is made that such tissue matching does not involve unacceptable instrumentality towards or commodification of children...
  78. doi "Cycling overseas": care, commodification, and stratification in cross-border reproductive travel
    Andrea Whittaker
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Brisbane, Australia
    Med Anthropol 29:363-83. 2010
    ..Based on fieldwork in Thailand, the United States, and the Czech Republic, we explore the commodification of reproductive bodies within this trade and the reduction of the nurturing affective labor of reproduction ..
  79. doi Childhood obesity in transition zones: an analysis using structuration theory
    Christine Chan
    Department of Early Childhood Education, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Sociol Health Illn 32:711-29. 2010
    ..particularly prevalent in areas that have seen rapid economic growth, urbanisation, cultural transition, and commodification of food systems...
  80. ncbi 'I'd rather not take Prozac': stigma and commodification in antidepressant consumer narratives
    Regina Smardon
    University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904 4816, USA
    Health (London) 12:67-86. 2008
    ..Antidepressant consumers must negotiate the threat of stigma and the threat of commodification through the process of constructing narratives...
  81. ncbi The Icelandic genome debate
    G Palsson
    Institute of Anthropology, University of Iceland, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Trends Biotechnol 19:166-71. 2001
    Three of the central issues in contemporary debates about the commodification of the human body are those of property, ownership, and access...
  82. doi Gold standards in the diamond age: the commodification of pluripotency
    Douglas Sipp
    RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, 2 2 3 Minatojima, Minamimachi, Chuo Ku, Kobe, Japan
    Cell Stem Cell 5:360-3. 2009
    ..With the advent of induced pluripotent stem cells, however, pluripotency stands to become a plentiful and unencumbered commodity...
  83. ncbi Can a purchaser be a partner? Nursing education in the English universities
    E Meerabeau
    School of Health, University of Greenwich, Southwood Site, Avery Hill Road, Eltham, London SE9 2UG, UK
    Int J Health Plann Manage 16:89-105. 2001
    ..Good Contracting Guidelines' for Non-Medical Education and Training, plus other relevant literature on the commodification of higher education, quasi-markets and contract theory to examine this market, and the confusion of two ..
  84. ncbi Competition, race, and professionalization: African healers and white medical practitioners in Natal, South Africa in the early twentieth century
    K Flint
    Department of History, UNCC, Charlotte, NC 28233, USA
    Soc Hist Med 14:199-221. 2001
    The licensing of African healers in the province of Natal, South Africa combined with urbanization, medical commodification, and an overcrowded biomedical market led to ideological and commercial competition between White biomedical ..
  85. ncbi [New information technologies and health consumerism]
    Paulo Roberto Vasconcellos-Silva
    Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeir, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 26:1473-82. 2010
    ..Drawing on recent anthropological categories, the study seeks to understand the phenomenon of self-care commodification under the imperative of self-accountability for health...
  86. pmc The stem cell debate continues: the buying and selling of eggs for research
    F Baylis
    1234 Le Marchant Street, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 3P7
    J Med Ethics 33:726-31. 2007
    ..should be paid a fair wage for their reproductive labour or tissues, while others argue against the further commodification of reproductive labour or tissues and worry about voluntariness among potential egg providers...
  87. ncbi A queer anxiety: assimilation politics and cinematic hedonics in Relax . . . It's Just Sex
    Jeff Bennett
    Department of Communication, 1040 One Park Place, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30302, USA
    J Homosex 52:101-23. 2006
    This essay explores the commodification of queer identities in independent cinema, offering particular attention to P. J. Castellaneta's 1998 film, Relax . . . It's Just Sex...
  88. ncbi Raffles, human eggs and the market place in human material
    Jean V McHale
    Institute of Medical Law, University of Birmingham
    Br J Nurs 19:388-9. 2010
    ..It considers how at present English law is in general against such commodification of human material...
  89. ncbi Inca of the blood, Inca of the soul: embodiment, emotion, and racialization in the Peruvian mystical tourist industry
    Michael Hill
    Drury University
    J Am Acad Relig 76:251-79. 2008
    ..representations of the body and through a common repertoire of emotional responses to inequality, commodification, and privilege...
  90. ncbi Trade in human tissue products
    Nicholas Tonti-Filippini
    John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 194:263-5. 2011
    ..governance which identifies specific ethical issues such as: privacy; unique value of a person's tissue; commodification of the body; equity and benefit to the community; perverse incentives; and "attenuation" as a potentially ..
  91. ncbi Consent and nothing but consent? The organ retention scandal
    Valerie M Sheach Leith
    School of Applied Social Studies, Faculty of Health and Social Care, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK
    Sociol Health Illn 29:1023-42. 2007
    ..Incorporating these notions alongside the discourse of consent also renders concerns about the commodification of the body less acute.
  92. pmc Divine targets: youth at the centre of Catholic and Pentecostal responses to HIV and AIDS in Brazil
    Miguel Muñoz-Laboy
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Cult Health Sex 13:657-68. 2011
    ..We discuss the political economy of youth in religious institutions' responses to HIV and AIDS within the context of Brazil's high levels of religious mobility as well as the broader, global commodification of spirituality and religion.
  93. ncbi Reconstructing data: evidence-based medicine and evidence-based public health in context
    Davidovitch Nadav
    Center for the History and Ethics of Public Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, USA
    Dynamis 26:287-306. 2006
    ..status, and a rank and file which experienced a process of "de-professionalization") and in its relationship to the welfare state (the link between the medical elite, EBM, EBPH and the commodification of health care and public health).
  94. doi Review: Taking care of yourself in later life: a qualitative study into the use of non-prescription medicines by people aged 60+
    Miranda Leontowitsch
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London
    Health (London) 14:213-31. 2010
    ..We conclude that such pluralism of approach reflects the growing consumerism in health and self-care and that older people may in fact be similar to other age groups in terms of their approach to such commodification.
  95. ncbi [Complementary practices, medical rationalities, and health promotion: some overlooked contributions]
    Charles Dalcanale Tesser
    Centro de Ciencias da Saude, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 25:1732-42. 2009
    ..of these contributions, largely overlooked in the past, and the difficulties and guidelines for enabling them in Brazil, related to their non-scientific and poorly institutionalized configurations and their steady commodification.
  96. doi Procreative liberty, enhancement and commodification in the human cloning debate
    Sandra Shapshay
    Department of Philosophy, Indiana University, 1033 E Third St Sycamore Hall 026, Bloomington, IN 47405 7005, USA
    Health Care Anal 20:356-66. 2012
    ..However, even champions of procreative liberty oppose the commodification of cloned embryos, and, by extension, the resulting commodification of the cloned children who would be ..
  97. doi A critique of neoliberalism with fierceness: queer youth of color creating dialogues of resistance
    Jonathan Grady
    Department of Education, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Homosex 59:982-1004. 2012
    ....
  98. doi Devalued, deskilled and diversified: explaining the proliferation of the strip industry in the UK
    Teela Sanders
    School of Sociology, University of Leeds, UK
    Br J Sociol 63:513-32. 2012
    ....
  99. doi Cognitive enhancements and the values of higher education
    Matt Lamkin
    Center for Law and the Biosciences, Stanford Law School, 559 Nathan Abbott Way, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Health Care Anal 20:347-55. 2012
    ..same social influences and trends that spur demand for these interventions-our hyper-competitive culture, the commodification of education, and our attraction to technological quick-fixes...
  100. doi The political economy of publication: marketing, commodification, and qualitative scholarly work
    Yvonna S Lincoln
    Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843 4226, USA
    Qual Health Res 22:1451-9. 2012
    ....
  101. ncbi The contradictory logic of global ecosystem services markets
    Kathleen McAfee
    San Francisco State University
    Dev Change 43:105-31. 2012
    b>Commodification and transnational trading of ecosystem services is the most ambitious iteration yet of the strategy of ‘selling nature to save it’...

Research Grants27

  1. Ethnography of Men Who Have Sex With Male-to-Female Transgender Individuals
    Miguel Munoz Laboy; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  2. Board of Trustees: Systemic Conflict of Interest at Research Universities
    SHEILA SLAUGHTER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..As with our quantitative data, our qualitative data will represent longitudinal panel covering 1996-2005. The purpose of examining the COI policies is to identify policies that best address ways to manage institutional and systemic COI. ..
  3. Thalassemia Clinical Research Network, Canada
    Nancy Olivieri; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  4. Pentecostalism & Utilization of HIV/AIDS Treatment Services in Central Mozambique
    JAMES T PFEIFFER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This exploratory research will also provide evidence for how church expansion is making an impact on AID stigma and is affecting behavior change for HIV/AIDS prevention. ..
  5. Gender, Power and Latino Mens HIV Risk
    Miguel Munoz Laboy; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  6. Gender, Power and Latino Mens HIV Risk
    MIGUEL A MUNOZ LABOY; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  7. Ecologic Stressors, PTSD, and Drug Use in Detroit
    Allison E Aiello; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  8. DEFERIPRONE THERAPY FOR SICKLE CELL DISEASE
    Nancy Olivieri; Fiscal Year: 2001
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  9. Ecologic Stressors, PTSD, and Drug Use in Detroit
    Allison E Aiello; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....