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Rethinking Commodification: Cases and Readings in Law and Culture
     

Rethinking Commodification: Cases and Readings in Law and Culture

by Martha Ertman
 

ISBN-10: 0814722288

ISBN-13: 9780814722282

Pub. Date: 08/01/2005

Publisher: New York University Press

In a world that is often ruled by buyers and sellers, those things that are often considered priceless become objects to be marketed and from which to earn a profit.

Overview

In a world that is often ruled by buyers and sellers, those things that are often considered priceless become objects to be marketed and from which to earn a profit.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814722282
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
08/01/2005
Series:
Critical America Series
Pages:
466
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.04(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface: Freedom, Equality, and the Many Futures of Commodification
Martha M. Ertman and Joan C. Williams
Introduction: The Subject and Object of Commodification
Margaret Jane Radin and Madhavi Sunder
Part I Classic Texts of Commodification Theory
A. Definitions: Commodity and Commodification
B. Contested Commodities: Babies/Parental Rights and Obligations
C. Defaulting to Freedom or to Equality: Treating Some Things as Inalienable
D. Distinguishing between Exchanges and Gifts
E. Commodification and Community
Part II New Voices on Commodification Theory
A. Commodifying Intellectual and Cultural Property
B. Commodifying Identities
C. Commodifying Intimacies
1. Commodifying Sex
2. Commodifying Care
3. Commodifying Family Relations
4. Commodifying Bodies and Body Parts
D. Retheorizing Commodification
Afterword: Whither Commodification?
Carol M. Rose
About the Contributors
Index

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