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The Gift Relationship: From Human Blood to Social Policy Hardcover – 1 Jan 1997

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  • Hardcover: 360 pages
  • Publisher: New Press; Expanded and Updated ed. edition (1 Jan. 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1565844033
  • ISBN-13: 978-1565844032
  • Product Dimensions: 15.6 x 2.2 x 23.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 514,356 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"A first-class study . . . moving from the relationship between blood donor and blood recipient to that between patient and physician, and thence to the very foundation of human societies." --The Washington Post

About the Author

Richard M. Titmuss was a professor of social administration at the London School of Economics form 1950 until his death in 1973. He had an international reputation as an uncompromising analyst of contemporary social policy and as an expert on the welfare state. His previous books include "Commitment to Welfare." "The Gift Relationship "was his last book.
John Ashton is a public health specialist and regional medical officer for the Northwest of England.

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