Special Issue | Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies (JEMS) on transnational medical travel

New special issue available!

Neil Lunt and Meghann Ormond have co-edited a special issue of the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies (JEMS) on transnational medical travel that came out online first on 11 May 2019. Contributions were first presented as papers at the 2016 Academic Conference on International Medical Travel and Cross-Border Healthcare in Madrid, Spain. See below for links to papers and abstracts.


1/ Ormond, M. and Lunt, N. 2019. “Transnational medical travel: Patient mobility, shifting health system entitlements and attachments.” https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1369183X.2019.1597465 (Open access)

2/ Lunt, N. 2019. “UK Somali populations as medical nomads.” https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1369183X.2019.1597466

3/ Horsfall, D. 2019. “Medical tourism from the UK to Poland: How the market masks migration.” https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1369183X.2019.1597470

4/ Vargas Bustamante, A. 2019. “US-Mexico Cross-Border Health Visitors: How Mexican border cities in the state of Baja California address unmet healthcare needs from US residents.” https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1369183X.2019.1597473

5/ Rouland, B. and Mounir, J. 2019. “From medical tourism to regionalism from the bottom up: Emerging transnational spaces of care between Libya and Tunisia.” https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1369183X.2019.1597475

6/ Chee, H.L. and Whittaker, A. 2019. “Moralities in international medical travel: Moral discourses among Indonesian patients and locally-based agents in Malaysia.” https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1369183X.2019.1597476

7/ Ormond, M. and Nah, A.M. 2019. “Risk entrepreneurship and the construction of healthcare deservingness for ‘desirable’, ‘acceptable’ and ‘disposable’ migrants in Malaysia.” https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1369183X.2019.1597477 (Open access)

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