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- Duke University Press
- 222 x 152 x 19 mm
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- 408 g
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Tissue Donors and Research Subjects in the Global Bioeconomy
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"Cooper and Waldby expertly offer a comprehensive and substantial argument for why a reconceptualization of human subject experimentation as clinical labor is necessary by outlining inadequacies and challenges within existing regulation. This book is a provocative read suitable for scholars in multiple fields of the social sciences." -- Por Heong Hong * East Asian Science, Technology and Society * "Overall, Clinical Labor is a compelling and thought-provoking book. It provides an excellent overview of political bioeconomy and brings up a broad range of intriguing questions for readers interested in biomedical economies or Marxist thought." -- Heather Edelblute * ISIS * "In scholarship on the contemporary role and practices of the biosciences in the production of knowledge, value, and life itself,Clinical Labor stands out as an important contribution that helps make sense of new incorporations of bodies, stratifications, and relation.... Clinical Labor is sweeping and comprehensive, fluidly showing how legal concepts and economic practices interweave with biomedical production and bioethics." -- Janet K. Shim * American Journal of Sociology * "Melinda Cooper and Catherine Waldby's Clinical Labor: Tissue Donors and Research Subjects in the Global Bioeconomy offers a highly original, gendered analysis of expansive and emergent labor forms "hidden in plain sight" in the rapidly proliferating bioeconomy.... Clinical Labor provides a forceful instance of Marxist-feminist theory, focusing on the next stage of capital accumulation, worker consciousness, and potential opposition." -- Rayna Rapp * Bulletin of the History of Medicine * "Poised to be not only a classic analysis of the bioeconomy, but the strongest exemplar of a style of analysis of which we urgently need more." -- Aaron Panofsky * Social Forces * "In the literature on contributors to medical knowledge, attention is most often focused on basic and applied researchers, funders, and regulators. In Clinical Labor, Cooper and Waldby focus on an essential, overlooked, and perhaps exploited population, that of research subjects. The authors are at their strongest in applying a Marxist theoretical perspective to class in medical research and the need to conceptualize participation in clinical trials as labor. . . . Recommended. Graduate students, researchers/faculty, and professionals/practitioners." -- M. D. Lagerwey * Choice *
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Melinda Cooper is a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Sydney. She is the author of Life as Surplus: Biotechnology and Capitalism in the Neoliberal Era. Catherine Waldby is a Professorial Future Fellow in the Department of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Sydney. She is coauthor, with Herbert Gottweis and Brian Salter, of The Global Politics of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Science: Regenerative Medicine in Transition and, with Robert Mitchell, of Tissue Economies: Blood, Organs, and Cell Lines in Late Capitalism, which is also published by Duke University Press.