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The Fight against Trafficking in Persons and Victims' Protection in the Council of Europe

Silvia Scarpa

in Trafficking in Human Beings: Modern Slavery

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199541904
eISBN:
9780191715464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541904.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter reviews the action of the Council of Europe in the field of trafficking in persons. The European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (ECHR) adopted by ... More


The European Union and Trafficking in Persons: From Traffickers' Prosecution to Victims' Protection?

Silvia Scarpa

in Trafficking in Human Beings: Modern Slavery

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199541904
eISBN:
9780191715464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541904.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the role played by the European Union in the fight against trafficking in persons; the two legislative acts specifically dealing with this phenomenon — the Council Framework ... More


Human Trafficking and Organ Trade: Does the Law Really Care for the Health of People?

Daniel Sperling

in Law and Global Health: Current Legal Issues Volume 16

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199688999
eISBN:
9780191768118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688999.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter discusses the health risks associated with living donations; the legal responses to and management of organ trade under the trafficking framework; and the problematic association between ... More


Trafficking, Tourism, and Trading: A Dark Convergence in Transplantation?

Trevor Stammers

in Philosophical Foundations of Medical Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198796558
eISBN:
9780191837814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796558.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

Organ transplantation has become a victim of its own success with the global need for organs outstripping supply. Organ trafficking and transplant tourism have developed as ways to circumvent the ... More


Primary Topic Article: Trafficking and Markets in Kidneys: Two Poor Solutions to a Pressing Problem

Arthur L. Caplan

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0053
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Trafficking is a major source of kidneys for transplant in the world today. This practice involving the exploitation and even murder of organ sources is ethically indefensible. Some argue that a ... More


Reification of the Human: Global Organ Harvesting and Kazuo Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go

J. Paul Narkunas

in Reified Life: Speculative Capital and the Ahuman Condition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280308
eISBN:
9780823281534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280308.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Kazuo Ishiguro’s 2005 novel Never Let Me Go follows a group of genetic clones who are created as wards of the British health service because they serve a utilitarian function: They are manufactured ... More


Commentary: Against Organ Markets but Be Cautious in Adopting Presumed Consent

Daniel Fu-Chang Tsai

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0054
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This commentary endorses Caplan’s position in which he opposes organ markets. It also describes the professional efforts put forth in Taiwan to reduce organ tourism and trafficking. Finally, advice ... More


organ trafficking and happiness: dirty pretty things

richard a. demme

in The Picture of Health: Medical Ethics and the Movies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199735365
eISBN:
9780190267520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199735365.003.0081
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the issue of organ trafficking raised by the film Dirty Pretty Things (2002). The film portrays the adventures of Okwe (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a Nigerian physician who is an ... More


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