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The Commodification of Human Body
The Commodification of Human Body

Author(s): Jacek Tittenbrun
Subject(s): Philosophy, Social Philosophy
Published by: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Szczecińskiego
Keywords: Marx; Simmel; organ donation; surrogacy; sex industry; prostitution; reproductive medicine

Summary/Abstract: The purpose of the present paper is to analyse a number of aspects to today’s commodification of human body; as the latter is inherently gendered, the following comments also have the said dimension to them, with particular, but not exclusive reference to the female body.

  • Issue Year: 2016
  • Issue No: 36
  • Page Range: 7-28
  • Page Count: 22
  • Language: English