Table of contents for Strange harvest : organ transplants, denatured bodies, and the transformed self / Lesley A. Sharp.

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Acknowledgments
List of Figures and Charts
Glossary of Terms
INTRODUCTION: STRANGE HARVEST
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THE IDEOLOGICAL UNDERPINNINGS OF ORGAN TRANSFER
The Miracle of Technocratic Medicine
The Commodification of Human Body Parts
Precious Things
Bodies, Persons, and Things
Scarcity Anxiety
Natural and Denatured Bodies
The Corporate Body
The Paradoxical Premises of Organ Transfer
Anthropology and Bioethics
STUDYING TRANSPLANTATION IN AMERICAN CONTEXTS
Writing About Transplantation in America
A Comparative Approach to Organ Transfer: Field, Methods, Scope
The Organization of the Work
Notes
I. WE ARE THE DEAD MEN
page 63
MIND OVER MATTER
A MOST PECULIAR DEATH
A Brief History of Donation
Body Trades
Donor Histories
A Special Kind of Death
Variability and Trust
The Clinical Art of Procurement
Procurement Aesthetics
Other Ways to Die
Donation Denial
RECONSTRUCTING DONOR HISTORIES
Seeing and Believing: Professionalized Strategies for Depersonalizing Donors
Metaphors of Death
Other Forms of Semantic Policing
The Patient Who Couldn't Die
Personhood and the Brain Death Conundrum
Anesthetizing the Dead
BODY ECONOMIES
Body Counts
Scarcity, Recycling, and Renewal
The Politics of Waste and Social Redemption
Alternative Strategies for Recovering the Dead
Conclusion
Notes
II. MEMORY WORK:
Public and Private Representations of Suffering, Loss, and Redemption
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RECIPIENT SUFFERING AND RENEWAL
Speaking of Recovery and Rebirth
The Secret Realities of Post-Transplant Life
Hidden Costs
Silence as a Key to Survival
HONORING THE DEAD IN SAFE, PUBLIC PLACES
The Greening of the Donor Body
The Sanctioned Iconography of Donor Deaths
The Nation's Garden
Sanitized Renderings of the Tragedy of Loss
THE PRIVATE LIVES OF DONOR KIN
Surviving The Donor Crisis
The Lost Child
Private Forms of Memory Work
Radicalizing the Public Face of Organ Donation
The Dispersal of the Body and the Consequences of Hybridity
Where There's Smoke, There's a Fireman
Extending the Flow of Memories Beyond the Grave
Building a Future with the Dead
Conclusion
Notes
III. PUBLIC ENCOUNTERS AS SUBVERSIVE ACTS
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BUREAUCRATIC CONSTRAINTS ON SOCIAL DESIRE
The Danger of Public Grief and Donor Kin Propriety
Defying Transplant Decorum: The Taboo of Communication and its Consequences
First Contact
Close Encounters
Blood Ties and Brotherly Love
A Fateful Homecoming
Mother Love
Bureaucratizing the Encounter
THE TIES THAT BIND
A Precious Jewel
The Tell-Tale Teenage Heart
CLAIMING THE DONOR BODY
Biogenetics and Sentimentality
Bureaucratic Secrecy and Adoption Searches
Post-Mortem Memory Work: Constructing a Unified Donor History
How the Body Remembers
Maternal Longing
Final Thoughts: Death and Fears of Secondary Loss
Notes
IV. HUMAN HYBRIDITY:
Scientific Longing and the Dangers of Difference 
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DANGEROUS MIRACLES
PROFESSIONAL DESIRES TO CULTIVATE NATURE
The Hybrid in the Laboratory
The Promise of the Pig
The Specter of Transgenesis
Scientific Desire and Medical Hubris
DENATURED BODIES AND TRANSFORMED SELVES
Embodying Difference
The Mechanized Body
Hybrid Anxiety
NATURE'S BODY
Bodies Familiar and Strange
The Debasement of Humanity
A Strangely Disordered World
Conclusion
Notes
EPILOGUE	page 354
References Cited

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc. -- Social aspects -- United States.
Medical anthropology -- United States.
Ethnology -- United States.
Organ Transplantation.
Tissue and Organ Procurement.
Anthropology, Cultural.
United States -- ethnology.