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Medical Tourism and Transnational Health Care

Editors: Botterill, D., Pennings, G., Mainil, T. (Eds.)

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The phenomenon of transnational health care has grown rapidly over recent years and this book provides a comprehensive landscape of diverse research communities' attempts to capture its implications for existing bodies of knowledge in selected aspects of medicine, medical ethics, health policy and management, and tourism studies.

About the authors

Krystyna Adams, Simon Fraser University, Canada David Bell, University of Leeds, UK David M Bruce, University of the West of England, UK Rupa Chanda, Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore (IIMB), India Mary Choi, Simon Fraser University, Canada Matt Commers, Maastricht University, The Netherlands Valorie A Crooks, Simon Fraser University, Canada Keith Dinnie, Breda University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands Johanna Hanefeld, University of Edinburgh, UK Henry Fraser, University of the West Indies, Barbados Kate Hardy, University of Leeds, UK Ruth Holliday, University of Leeds, UK Daniel Horsfall, University of York, UK Emily Hunter, University of Technology, Australia Rory Johnston, Simon Fraser University, Canada Meredith Jones, University of Technology, Australia Laura Kadowaki, Simon Fraser University, Canada Hannah King, University of York, UK Jennifer H Laing, Monash University, Australia Neil Lunt, University of York, UK Angie Luther, Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK Melisa Martinez Álvarez, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK Herman Meulemans, University of Antwerp, Belgium Kai Michelsen, Maastricht University, The Netherlands Vincent Platenkamp, Breda University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands Elspeth Probyn, University of Sydney, Australia Rosamond Rhodes, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA Jacqueline Sanchez Taylor, University of Leicester, UK Thomas D. Schiano, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA Richard D. Smith, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK Jeremy Snyder, Simon Fraser University, Canada Leigh Turner, University of Minnesota, USA Wannes Van Hoof, Ghent University, Belgium Francis van Loon, University of Antwerp, Belgium Cornelia Voigt, Curtin University, Australia

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Botterill, David (et al.)

    Pages 1-9

  • Sickness, Health, Tourism and the Ever-Present Threat of Death: Nineteenth-Century Spa and Seasonal Travel

    Bruce, David M.

    Pages 13-29

  • A Way Through the Maze: Exploring Differences and Overlaps Between Wellness and Medical Tourism Providers

    Voigt, Cornelia (et al.)

    Pages 30-47

  • Caring for Non-residents in Barbados: Examining the Implications of Inbound Transnational Medical Care for Public and Private Health Care

    Snyder, Jeremy (et al.)

    Pages 48-63

  • Tourists with Severe Disability

    Luther, Angie

    Pages 64-79

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Medical Tourism and Transnational Health Care
Editors
  • D. Botterill
  • G. Pennings
  • T. Mainil
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-33849-5
DOI
10.1057/9781137338495
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-36236-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-34860-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 258
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