The ethics of poverty and the poverty of ethics: the case of Palestinian prisoners in Israel seeking to sell their kidneys in order to feed their children

Dublin Core

Title

The ethics of poverty and the poverty of ethics: the case of Palestinian prisoners in Israel seeking to sell their kidneys in order to feed their children

Author

Epstein, Miran

Publisher

2007/08/00

Language

English

Publication Date

20070800

Abstract

Bioethical arguments conceal the coercion underlying the choice between poverty and selling ones organs.

Primary Classification

19.5

Secondary Classification

19.5;9.5.1;19.3

Primary keywords

Arabs--[pri];coercion--[pri];indigents--[pri];kidneys--[pri];living donors--[pri];organ donation--[pri];prisoners--[pri];remuneration--[pri]

Secondary keywords

altruism;autonomy;bioethical issues;body parts and fluids;commerce;commodification;freedom;politics;public policy;socioeconomic factors

Subject

Israel--[pri];Palestinians--[pri]

Journal Article

Journal of Medical Ethics 2007 August; 33(8):473-474

Link for Internet access

Note

34

Primary Document Type

ja

Call Number

journal

Bibliography

14 refs.

Collection

Citation

“The ethics of poverty and the poverty of ethics: the case of Palestinian prisoners in Israel seeking to sell their kidneys in order to feed their children,” Islamic Medical & Scientific Ethics, accessed June 17, 2024, http://imse.ibp.georgetown.domains/items/show/34221.