Last will and predicament?

By Bob Simpson Bob Simpson, CMH Affiliate, is a professor of anthropology at Durham University, UK. His research interests centre on the anthropology of biomedicine, bioethics and biotechnology. He was a member of the UK’s Nuffield Council on Bioethics Working Party on Donation and Human Bodies between 2009-11 and has Read more…

‘Organ Donation in Japan: A Medical Anthropological Study’ reviewed by Dr Ana Manzano

‘Organ Donation in Japan’ by Maria-Keiko Yasuoka (Lexington Books, 2015) Organ Donation in Japan: A Medical Anthropological Study broadens current debates on organ transplantation in Japan through personal narratives of transplant surgeons and coordinators, recipients, donor families, as well as the author herself, Maria-Keiko Yasuoka, an anthropologist who has been Read more…

Reviewer needed: ‘Organ Donation in Japan: A Medical Anthropological Study’ by Maria-Keiko Yasuoka

We are pleased to offer for review ‘Organ Donation in Japan: A Medical Anthropological Study‘ by Maria-Keiko Yasuoka (Rowman & Littlefield, 2015). Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities, but this book may be of particular interest to anthropologists and social scientists. ‘Organ Donation in Japan: A Read more…