Sun, Sea, Sand and Silicone

In the UK
Email: r.holliday@leeds.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 113 343 1868

Project Administrator
Email: M.Wilkinson@leeds.ac.uk

Publications

Published

 

Final Report cover

 

Ruth Holliday, David Bell, Olive Cheung, Meredith Jones and Elspeth Probyn Brief Encounters: Assembling Cosmetic Surgery Tourism, Social Science and Medicine (2015) 124: 298-304

David Bell, Ruth Holliday, Meghann Ormond and Tomos Mainil Transnational health care, cross-border perspectives, Social Science & Medicine (2015) 124: 284-289

David Bell and Ruth Holliday ‘Cosmetic Surgery Tourism’ in Lunt, Hanefeld and Horsefall (eds) Elgar Handbook of Medical Tourism and Patient Mobility, (2015) 421-430.

Meredith Jones, Ruth Holliday, David Bell, Olive Cheung, Emily Hunter, Elspeth Probyn, Jackie Sanchez Taylor, Facebook and Facelifts, In Garth Lean, Russell Staiff and Emma Waterton (Eds) Travel and Transformation, Aldershot: Ashgate, (2014).

Ruth HollidayKate HardyDavid BellMeredith JonesElspeth Probyn and Jacqueline Sanchez Taylor ‘Sun Sea Sand and Silicone: Mapping Cosmetic Surgery Tourism‘ – Preliminary findings

Ruth HollidayDavid BellMeredith JonesKate HardyEmily HunterElspeth Probyn and Jacqueline Sanchez Taylor ‘Beautiful Face, Beautiful Place:  Relational Geographies and Gender in Cosmetic Surgery Tourism Websites‘, Gender, Place and Culture (2013) 22 (1) 90-106.

Ruth HollidayKate HardyDavid BellMeredith JonesElspeth Probyn and Jacqueline Sanchez Taylor ‘Beauty and the Beach’ in David Botterill, Guido Pennings and Tomas Mainil (eds) (2013) Medical Tourism and Transnational Health Care, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan.

David Bell, Ruth Holliday, Meredith Jones, Elspeth Probyn and Jacqueline Sanchez Taylor ‘Bikinis and Bandages: An Itinerary for Cosmetic Surgery Tourism‘, Tourist Studies 11 (2), (2011), 137-153.

Media

See our project reviewed by Sarah Boseley in The Guardian on Friday 21 June 2013

Hear our project discussed on BBC Radio 5 live by Victoria Derbyshire on 27 June 2013

Hear our project discussed on ABC National Radio’s Life Matters 26 February 2013

Forthcoming

 

Conference Papers

Ruth Holliday, David Bell, Olive Cheung and Ji Hyun Cho, ‘Medical Nationalism and South Korean Cosmetic Surgery Tourism’ International Medical Travel Symposium, Asia Research Institute (ARI), National University of Singapore, Aug, 2015.

Ruth Holliday, Meredith Jones, Olive Cheung, David Bell ‘Clinical Trails: Surgeons’ Accounts of Cosmetic Surgery ‘Tourism’’, British Sociological Association Conference, Leeds, April 2014.

Ruth Holliday, Olive Cheung, David Bell, Meredith Jones, Emily Hunter, Elspeth Probyn and Jacqueline Sanchez Taylor, ‘Dis-Orienting Cosmetic Surgery Tourism’, Cultural Typhoon, Tokyo, July 2013.

Ruth Holliday, David Bell, Meredith Jones, Elspeth Probyn, Olive Cheung and Emily Hunter ‘Beautyscapes: Exploring Internet use amongst cosmetic surgery tourists and agents’, BSA Medsoc, York: September 2013.

Ruth Holliday, David Bell, Meredith Jones, Elspeth Probyn, Jackie Sanchez Taylor, Olive Cheung, Emily Hunter and Ji Hyun Cho, ‘Mapping Cosmetic Surgery Tourism’, British Sociological Association, London, April 2013.

Ruth Holliday, Olive Cheung, David Bell, Meredith Jones, Emily Hunter, Elspeth Probyn and Jacqueline Sanchez Taylor ‘Locating Cosmetic Surgery Tourism’ MedSoc, British Sociological Association, University of Leicester, September 2012.

Ruth Holliday and David Bell, Departmental Seminar ‘Beauty and the Beach’, Department of Gender and Cultural Studies, University of Sydney, August 2012.

Ruth Holliday, David Bell, Meredith Jones, Emily Hunter, Elspeth Probyn and Jacqueline Sanchez Taylor  ‘Beautiful Face, Beautiful Place’, Association of American Geographers, New York, February 2012.

Ruth Holliday, David Bell, Meredith Jones, Elspeth Probyn and Jacqueline Sanchez Taylor, ‘Beauty and the Beach’, International Medical Geography Symposium, Durham, July 2011.

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