Scholarly Journal Articles


Aizura, A. (2009).  Where health and beauty meet: Femininity and racialisation in Thai cosmetic surgery clinics.  Asian Studies Review, 33(3), 303-317.  doi: 10.1080/10357820903153707

Bezruchka, S. (2000).  Medical tourism as medical harm in the third world: why, for whom? Wilderness Environmental Medicine, 11(2), 77-78.

Cook, P. (2008).  What is health and medical tourism?  Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Australian Sociological Association 2008.

Dalstrom, M. (2013).  Medical travel facilitators: Connecting patients and providers in a globalized world.  Anthropology and Medicine, 20(1), 24-35. doi: 10.1080/13648470.2012.747592

Edmonds, A. (2011).  Almost invisible scars: Medical tourism to Brazil.  Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 36(2), 297-302.

Forero-Quintana, A. & Grineski, S. E. (2012).  Delayed diagnosis of tuberculosis in the U.S.-Mexico border region: A health narratives approach. Research in the Sociology of Health Care, 30, 45-65.  doi:10.1108/S0275-4959(2012)0000030005

Jenner, E. (2008).  Unsettled borders of care: Medical tourism as a new dimension in America's health care crisis.  Research in the Sociology of Health Care, 26, 235-249.  doi:10.1016/S0275-4959(08)26011-4

Kangas, B. (2011).  Complicating common ideas about medical tourism: Gender, class, and globality in Yemenis’ international medical travel.  Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 36(2), 327-332.

Nolan, J. M., & Schneider, M. J. (2011).  Medical tourism in the backcountry: Alternative health and healing in the Arkansas Ozarks.  Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 36(2), 319-326.

Ramirez de Arellano, A. B. (2011).  Medical tourism in the Caribbean. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture & Society, 36(2), 289-297. doi: 21114073

Roberts, E. S., & Scheper- Hughes, N. (2011).  Introduction: Medical migrations.  Body & Society, 17(2/3), 1-30. doi:10.1177/1357034X11400925

Sengupta, A. (2011).  Medical tourism: Reverse subsidy for the elite. Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 36(2), 312-319.

Thompson, C. (2011).  Medical migrations afterward: Science as a vacation?  Body & Society, 17(205), 205-213. doi: 10.1177/1357034X11405549

Turner, L. (2007).  First world health care at third world prices: globalization, bioethics and medical tourism.  BioSocieties, 2(3), 303-325.  doi:10.1017/S1745855207005765

Turner, L. (2008).  Cross-border dental care: ‘Dental tourism’ and patient mobility.  British Dental Journal, 204, 553-554.  doi:10.1038/sj.bdj.2008.403

Webster, N. J. (2011).  Medicare knowledge and health service utilization among older adults.  Research in the Sociology of Health Care, 29, 273-297.  doi:10.1108/S0275-4959(2011)0000029014

Webster, N. J. (2010).  Medicare and racial disparities in health: Fee-for-service versus managed care.  Research in the Sociology of Health Care, 28, 47-70.  doi:10.1108/S0275-4959(2010)0000028005

Wilson, A. (2011).  Foreign bodies and national scales: Medical tourism in Thailand.  Body & Society, 17(2/3), 121-137.  doi:10.1177/1357034X11400923

Whittaker, A. (2010).  Challenges of medical travel to global regulation: A case study of reproductive travel in Asia.  Global Social Policy, 10 (3), 396-415.  doi:10.1177/1468018110379981

Whittaker, A., Manderson, L. and Cartwright, E. (2010).  Patients without borders: Understanding medical travel.  Medical Anthropology, 29(4), 336-343. doi: 10.1080/01459740.2010.501318