English organ sales definitional assignment | ENG-106

Topic: Human Organ Donation and Sales

Resource List

Below is a list of relevant websites that will help with your research. You are encouraged to find additional sources on your own.

· United States Department of Health and Human Services. (2022). Data.

· Kidney Shortage Inspires A Radical Idea: Organ Sales


· Health Resources & Services Administration. (2020). Organ donation and transplantation.


· Health Resources & Services Administration (n.d.). Religion and organ donation.


· Alhawari, Y., Verhoff, M. A., Ackermann, H., & Parzeller, M. (2020). Religious denomination influencing attitudes towards brain death, organ transplantation and autopsy–a survey among people of different religions.
International Journal of Legal Medicine, 134(3), 1203


· Carmack, H. J., & DeGroot, J. M. (2020). Communication apprehension about death, religious group affiliation, and religiosity: Predictors of organ and body donation decisions.
Omega: Journal of Death & Dying, 81(4), 627–647.


· Donate Life: “Organ Donation Statistics”


· “Howstuffworks: How Organ Donations Works”

· “Statistic Brain: Organ Donor Statistics”


· Organdonor.gov


· “The Sale of Human Organs”


The following is a list of readings that will assist you in gathering information for your essays.

Read “Black Market for Body Parts Spreads Among the Poor in Europe,” by Bilefsky, from
The New York Times,(2012).

Read “Kidney Shortage Inspires A Radical Idea: Organ Sales,” by Meckler, from
The Wall Street Journal (2007).


Read “Legalizing the Organ Trade?” by Ritter, from
Time (2008).


Read “The ‘Spare Parts Person’? Conceptions of the Human Body and Their Implications for Public Attitudes Towards Organ Donation and Organ Sale,” by Schweda & Schicktanz.
Philosophy, Ethics, And Humanities In Medicine (2009).


Read “Why Should They Die?,” by Forbes, from
Forbes (2009).

Read “Organs for Sale,” by Satel, from
American (2006).


Read “Unnecessary Deaths,” by Forbes, from
Forbes (2007).

Read “Organs Without Borders,” by Scheper-Hughes, from
Foreign Policy (2005).

Read “Black Markets: The Supply and Demand of Body Parts,” by Bard, from
Journal Of Health Politics, Policy & Law (2008). https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=29419413&site=ehost-live&scope=site

Read “Gifts of the Heart…and Other Tissues: Legalizing the Sale of Human Organs and Tissues,” by Boyer, from
Brigham Young University Law Review (2012).

Read “An Evaluation of Financial Incentive Policies for Organ Donations in the United States,” by Wellington & Sayre, from
Contemporary Economic Policy (2011).

Read “Introducing Incentives in the Market for Live and Cadaveric Organ Donations,” by Becker & Elías, from
Journal Of Economic Perspectives (2007).


Read “Organ Donation: A Significant Marketing Challenge,” by Clarke, from
Health Marketing Quarterly (2007).

Read “Dollars for Donors,” by Montgomery, from
Indiana Lawyer (2012).

Read “Organ Transplantation: Is the Best Approach a Legalized Market or Altruism?” by Clemmons, from
Journal Of Healthcare Management (2009).

Additional References:

Included below is a list of additional articles that can be found in the GCU library.

· Bakdash, T. & Scheper-Hughes, N. (2006). Is it ethical for patients with renal disease to purchase kidneys from the world’s poor? PLoS Medicine, 3(10), 1699-1702.

· Barsoum, R. (2008). Trends in unrelated-donor kidney transplantation in the developing world. Pediatric Nephrology, 23, 1925-1929.

· Campion-Vincent, V. (2002). Organ theft narratives as medical and social critique. Journal of Folklore Research, 39(1), 33-50.

· Capaldi, N. (2000). A Catholic perspective on organ sales. Christian Bioethics: Non-ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality, 6(2), 139-151.

· Cohen, I. G. (2012). Can the government ban organ sale? Recent court challenges adn the future of U. S. law on selling human organs and other tissue. American Journal of Transplantation, 12, 1983-1987.

· Interlandi, J. (2009). Not just urban legend. Newsweek, 153(3), 41-45.

· Kelly, E. (2013). International organ trafficking crisis: solutions addressing the heart of the matter. Boston College Law Review, 54, 1317-1349.

· Matas, A. (2004). The case for living kidney sales: rationale, objections, and concerns. American Journal of Transplantation, 4, 2007-2017.

· Park, A. & Dockterman, E. (2012). Cells for sale. Time, 180(3), 22.

· Pessemier, E. A., Bemmaor, A. C. & Hanssens, D. M. (1977). Willingness to supply human body parts: some empirical results. Journal of Consumer Research, 4(3), 131-140.

· Rivera-Lopez, E. (2006). Organ sales and moral distress. Journal of Applied Philosophy, 23(1), 41-52.

· Wong, M. (2007). Kidneys online. People, 67(12), 127-128.

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