Index
Page numbers followed by f indicate a figure; those followed by t indicate a table.
acceptable risk, 2–3
adolescent donors, 50t
Agamben, Giorgio, 155. See also bare life
age of donors, 56t, 272n15
agilizando, 122–30, 166–67, 262,
276–77nn10–12, 282n16
All about My Mother (Almodóvar), 253–54,
284n19
Almodóvar, Pedro, 253–54, 284n19
alternative health- care ser vices, 19, 23
Althusser, Louis, 112
animal organs, 157
anthropology of transplantation, 4, 30,
258–60, 266, 268n5; gift/commodity
frame in, 187–95, 222–25, 264–65,
280–81nn5–9, 282n18; on medi-
cal professionals, 194, 208; moral
politics in, 188–89, 195, 219–21,
223, 264–65; national identity in,
3, 256–57; personhood debates in,
77–81, 188, 274nn7–8, 280n2; research
methods in, 23–28, 237n3; science/
religion frame in, 225–31, 234–35,
240–41, 283–84nn7–14; spatial as-
sociations of, 195, 223; temporal and
relational perspectives in, 194–95,
204–22, 281nn14–15, 282n17; tracking
the social lives of organs in, 195–204,
233–34, 280nn6–8
Antonio (fictional character), 188–89,
279n1, 280n4
Appadurai, Arjun, 195
aspiration, 63
Austria, 100–101
baby Jesus (El Niño Doctor de los Enfer-
mos), 12, 225–29, 238, 242, 258, 282n1,
282n3
bare life, 35, 270n1
Belgium, 100–101
belief in miracles. See miraculous beliefs
Bhabha, Homi, 5
bioavailability, 29, 33–34. See also living
donor transplants
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