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The work of cosmetic surgery tourism I: caregiving companions and medical travel facilitators

Ruth Holliday, Meredith Jones, and David Bell

in Beautyscapes: Mapping Cosmetic Surgery Tourism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526134257
eISBN:
9781526146717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134264.00009
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter begins an exploration of the forms of work or labour that are brought together to make cosmetic surgery tourism happen. The analysis is framed by discussions in the sociology of work ... More


Salvaging soldiers, comforting men

Jane Brooks

in Negotiating nursing: British Army sisters and soldiers in the Second World War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526119063
eISBN:
9781526138811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119063.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The chapter maps the nursing practices on active service overseas that recovered men including, body care, feeding work, the management of pain and support for the dying. These four areas of nursing ... More


The work of cosmetic surgery tourism II: health workers and patients

Ruth Holliday, Meredith Jones, and David Bell

in Beautyscapes: Mapping Cosmetic Surgery Tourism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526134257
eISBN:
9781526146717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134264.00010
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the work of nursing staff and surgeons in cosmetic surgery tourism. For surgeons, our research uncovered ambiguities surrounding professional standing and identity, and we ... More


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