Complicating common ideas about medical tourism: gender, class, and globality in Yemenis' international medical travel.

Abstract

Three cases of international medical travelers from Yemen, a capital‐poor country in the southwest corner of the Arabian Peninsula, help to counter misconceptions within discussions of medical tourism. These misconceptions include the suggestion of leisure in medical tourism, the role of gender and class, and the ease with which we dismiss the health… (More)

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