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Author Swanson, Kara W., author.

Title Banking on the body : the market in blood, milk, and sperm in modern America / Kara W. Swanson.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2014.

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Description 1 online resource (333 pages)
Contents Banking for love and for money -- Bankable bodies and the professional donor -- Banks that take donations -- Blood battles in the Cold War -- Market backlash -- Feminine banks and the milk of human kindness -- Buying dad from the sperm bank -- Beyond the body bank.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-319) and index.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Blood banks -- United States -- History.
Blood banks -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Sperm banks -- United States -- History.
Sperm banks -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Breast milk -- Collection and preservation -- United States -- History.
Breast milk -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Biological Specimen Banks -- history.
Biological Specimen Banks -- legislation & jurisprudence.
History, 19th Century.
History, 20th Century.
History, 21st Century.
United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Swanson, Kara W. Banking on the body 9780674281431 (DLC) 2013040584 (OCoLC)861478332
ISBN 9780674369481 (electronic bk.)
0674369483 (electronic bk.)