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dc.contributor.author Ladki, Said M.
dc.contributor.author El Hajjar, Maya en_US
dc.contributor.author Nacouzi, Yara en_US
dc.contributor.author Nasereddine, Lama en_US
dc.contributor.author Mahmoud, Nizar en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2018-03-22T12:29:18Z
dc.date.available 2018-03-22T12:29:18Z
dc.date.copyright 2016 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/7255
dc.description.abstract This paper explores euthanasia as a medical tourism product. Euthanasia and physician assisted suicide are generating much controversy and have been legalized in some countries and banned in others. The study examines the trends, characteristics and legality of euthanasia as tourism product. A comparative analysis between selected western (Netherlands, Mexico) and eastern countries (Japan, India) is provided. Euthanasia services are gaining popularity and becoming tourism pull factors in few western countries. Whereas, eastern countries provide euthanasia services only to the local population. The research showed that countries with strong religious convictions tend to oppose euthanasia more than those with less religious convictions. Due to “Die with Dignity” campaign, the number of euthanasia supporters in developed countries is increasing tremendously. An increasing number of affluent residents of the world will continue to travel to euthanasia service providing western countries in the pursuit of a new tourism product (euthanasia). en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Euthanasia services en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.title.subtitle the next health tourism wave en_US
dc.author.school SOB en_US
dc.author.idnumber 199629240 en_US
dc.author.department Department of Hospitality Management and Marketing (HMKT) en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal International Journal of Health Management and Tourism en_US
dc.journal.volume 1 en_US
dc.journal.issue 12 en_US
dc.article.pages 1-16 en_US
dc.keywords Euthanasia medical tourism en_US
dc.keywords Health tourism en_US
dc.keywords tourism product en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Ladki, S. M., El Hajjar, M., Nacouzi, Y., Nasereddine, L., & Mahmoud, N. (2016). Euthanasia Services: The Next Health Tourism Wave. International Journal of Health Management and Tourism, 1(2), 1-16. en_US
dc.author.email sladki@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url http://dergipark.gov.tr/download/article-file/225880 en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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