Twice Dead: Organ Transplants and the Reinvention of Death

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$40.74
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University of California Press
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441
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6.14 X 8.98 X 1.14 inches | 1.44 pounds
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English
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Paperback
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9780520228146
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About the Author
Margaret Lock is Professor of Anthropology at McGill University and author of the award-winning Encounters with Aging: Mythologies of Menopause in Japan and North America (1993) and East Asian Medicine in Urban Japan: Varieties of Medical Experience(1980), both from California. Among the books she has coedited are Remaking a World (2001), Social Suffering (1997), and Knowledge, Power, and Practice(1993), all from California. In December 2003, she was awarded the Robert B. Textor and Family Prize for Excellence in Anticipatory Anthropology, of the American Anthropology Association.
Reviews
"Margaret Lock produces a superbly scholarly study from her point of view as an academic comparative anthropologist or ethnograpoher....Her approach is informative...precisely because she is exploring the cultural perceptions that are the source of public opinion."--British Medical Journal