Medical Migrations

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Special Issue on Medical Migrations

Edited by Elizabeth F.S. Roberts and Nancy Scheper-Hughes



Elizabeth F.S. Roberts and Nancy Scheper-Hughes

Introduction: Medical Migrations


Lawrence Cohen

Migrant Supplementarity: Remaking Biological Relatedness in Chinese Military and Indian Five-Star Hospitals


Nancy Scheper-Hughes

Mr Tati’s Holiday and João’s Safari – Seeing the World through Transplant Tourism


Stefan Beck

Staging Bone Marrow Donation as a Ballot: Reconfiguring the Social and the Political Using Biomedicine in Cyprus


Ara Wilson

Foreign Bodies and National Scales: Medical Tourism in Thailand


Miriam Ticktin

How Biology Travels: A Humanitarian Trip


Ian Whitmarsh

American Genomics in Barbados: Race, Illness, and Pleasure in the Science of Sandra


Teresa Hyde

Migrations in Humanistic Therapy: Turning Drug Users into Patients and Patients into Healthy Citizens in Southwest China


Charis Thompson

Medical Migrations Afterword: Science as a Vacation?



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