Is Selling Body Parts Ethical?

Is Selling Body Parts Ethical?

by Christine Watkins

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Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives-eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper and magazine accounts, and many more-to illuminate the issue. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations point to sources for further research. Enhancing critical thinking skills, each At Issue volume is an excellent research tool to help readers understand current social issues and prepare reports.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737761894
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 12/07/2012
Series: At Issue Series: Health
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 15 - 17 Years

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Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 The Sale of Human Organs Should Be Allowed Jennifer Monti 10

2 The Sale of Human Organs Is Unethical Debra Budiani-Saberi Deborah M. Golden 19

3 Organ Gangs Force Poor to Sell Kidneys for Desperate Israelis Michael Smith Daryna Krasnolutska David Glovin 30

4 A Legal Transparent Organ-Selling Market Would Help Prevent Trafficking Scott Carney 41

5 The Selling of Body Parts Could Benefit the Poor Clark Wolf 49

6 The Selling of Body Parts Does Not Benefit the Poor Karen A. Hudson 57

7 The Sperm Donor Market Raises Ethical Concerns Jeff Stryker 66

8 China's Organ Market Is Unethical S. Elizabeth Forsythe 75

9 Iran's Organ Vending System Is Beneficial Benjamin E. Hippen 81

10 Government Should Provide Health Insurance as Incentive to Organ Donors John P. Roberts 90

Organizations to Contact 95

Bibliography 101

Index 108

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