Spare Parts: The Cultural History Of Organ Transplantation

Grant number: FT100100762 | Funding period: 2011 - 2017

Completed

Abstract

Organ transplantation is of considerable contemporary concern to Australians. Despite decades of campaigns seeking organ donors, this country has one of the world's lowest donation rates. This study will explore how this situation arose and offer a new understanding of the factors that impinge upon people's perceptions of transplantation.