Reading list


Commodification of bodies: 

Parry, B. (2012): Economies of bodily commodification. Barnes, T., Peck, J. und Sheppard, E. S. (Hrsg.): The Wiley-Blackwell companion to economic geography. Malden: Blackwell, 213-225.

Parry, B. (2008): Entangled exchange: reconceptualising the characterisation and practice of bodily commodification. In: Geoforum 39(3), 1133-1144.

Phillips, Anne. 2013. Our Bodies, Whose Property? Cambridge, MA: Princeton University Press, p. 18-41

Sandel, Michael. 2012. What money can’t buy. London: Pinguin books. Chapter 1

 Organ markets: 

Delmonico, Francis L., and Nancy Scheper-Hughes. 2003. „Why We Should Not Pay for Human Organs.“ Zygon® 38 (3):689-98.

Patterning the geographies of organ transplantation: corporeality, generosity and justice. In: Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 31(3), 257-271.

Roscoe, P. (2013): On the Possibility of Organ Markets and the Performativity of Economics. In: Journal of Cultural Economy 6(4), 386-401.

Crowley-Matoka, M. und Hamdy, S. F. (2016): Gendering the Gift of Life: Family Politics and Kidney Donation in Egypt and Mexico. In: Medical Anthropology 35(1), 31-44.

Crowley-Matoka, M. (2016): Domesticating organ transplant: Familial sacrifice and national aspiration in Mexico. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Sharp, L. (2006): Strange harvest: Organ transplants, denatured bodies, and the transformed self. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Sharp, L. (2007): Bodies, commodities and biotechnologies. New York: Columbia University Press.

Scheper-Hughes, N. (2001): Commodity Fetishism in Organs Trafficking. In: Body & Society 7(2-3), 31-62.

Scheper-Hughes, N. (2007): The Tyranny of the Gift: Sacrificial Violence in Living Donor Transplants. In: American Journal of Transplantation 7(3), 507-511.

 Sperm and oocyte markets: 

Cooper, Melinda, and Catherine Waldby. 2014. Clinical labor: tissue donors and research subjects in the global bioeconomy. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Chapter 3

Almeling, R. (2007): Selling Genes, Selling Gender: Egg Agencies, Sperm Banks, and the Medical Market in Genetic Material. In: American Sociological Review 72(3), 319-340.

Kroløkke, C. H. (2014): West is best: affective assemblages and Spanish oöcytes. In: European Journal of Women’s Studies 21(1), 57-71.

Waldby, C. und Cooper, M. (2010): From reproductive work to regenerative labour: The female body and the stem cell industries. In: Feminist Theory 11(1), 3-22.

Knecht, M. (2010): Relexive Bioökonomisierung. Werteproduktion in einer Samenbank. In: Berliner Blätter: Ethnographische und ethnologische Beiträge Sonderheft 51, 163-176.

Bergmann, S. (2011): Reproductive agency and projects: Germans searching for egg donation in Spain and the Czech Republic. In: Reproductive BioMedicine Online 23(5), 600-608.

 Surrogacy markets: 

Radin, M. J. (2001): Contested commodities: the trouble with trade in sex, children, body parts, and other things. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press. 140-153

Parry, B. (2015): Narratives of neoliberalism: ‘clinical labour’ in context. In: Medical Humanities 41(1), 32-37.

Kroløkke, C. H. und Pant, S. (2012): “I only need her uterus”: neo-liberal discourses on transnational surrogacy. In: NORA – Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research 20(4), 233-248.

Pande, A. (2011): Transnational commercial surrogacy in India: gifts for global sisters? In: Reproductive BioMedicine Online 23(5), 618-625.

Rudrappa, S. (2014): Mother India: outsourcing labor to Indian surrogate mothers. DasGupta, S. und Das Dasgupta, S. (Hrsg.): Globalization and transnational surrogacy in India: outsourcing life. Lanham: Lexington Books, 125-146.

Spar, D. (2005): For love and money: the political economy of commercial surrogacy. In: Review of International Political Economy 12(2), 287-309.

Schurr, Carolin. 2016. „From biopolitics to bioeconomies: The ART of (re-)producing white futures in Mexico’s surrogacy market.“ Environment and planning D:1-22.

Schurr, Carolin, and Bettina Fredrich. 2015. „Serving the transnational surrogacy market as a development strategy?“ In: A Handbook of Gender and Development, edited by Anne Coles, Leslie Grey and Janet Momsen, 236-43. London: Routledge.