He added: "The Government would do well to reflect upon the mass movement of protest which defeated their plans for regressive taxation and commodification
of water before."
The aim of this article is, therefore, to present the main trends in commodification
in health systems in Germany, France and the United Kingdom and how they have developed during the reforms implemented in the last decades, besides pointing out some already identifiable consequences and possible risks in the deepening the process.
This has caused the commodification
of legislation in the country, where the highest bidder can easily purchase entry into the Senate along with the various perks and influence that come with it.
The author considers possible solutions to the organ shortage crisis in the US that are alternatives to the legalization of the sale of organs and considers the relationship between altruism and self-interest, arguing that living donation spurred by civic engagement is a legitimate and viable solution to the problem, as well as discussing ethical arguments for and against legalizing the sale of organs, the implications of commodification
, and what a gift exchange led by civic engagement might look like.
Rather, it is the commodification
of the commons that is wreaking havoc on natural reserves.
Brand Islam: The Marketing and Commodification
After Love builds on a rich history of scholarship on the political economy of sex and love in the Caribbean to focus specifically on queer intimacy in Havana with varying degrees of commodification
. Stout aptly situates the particular social and economic histories of Cuba within the larger story of eroticization of Caribbean bodies.
It begins with an interpretation of violence as a tendency built into 'a hegemonic order characterised by the concentration of private power and wealth, the commodification
of people and nature, the construction and manipulation of antagonisms and enemies, and the politics of fear as a US client state'.
'Capital accumulation on corporate social media', Fuchs writes, is based on 'the unpaid labour of Internet users, targeted advertising and economic surveillance', for example, Facebook's commodification
system is based on 'commodifying networks, contacts, user profiles and user-generated content that are created by unpaid user labour' (p.
In this era of global trade, the commodification
process is pervasive.
Composed of fifteen essays from seventeen writers, ranging from academics to farmers to indigenous knowledge keepers, "Free Knowledge: Confronting the Commodification
of Human Discovery" is a seminal body of work on the front lines of the shared project of creating and protecting our Knowledge Commons.
Shifting focus among his subjects with a lively pizzicato touch, Aussie helmer Scott Hicks ("Shine") explores how the handicraft, patronage and commodification
of art have evolved in contempo society.