Cátedra UNESCO de Bioética

Información y matrícula

  • Observatorio de Bioética y Derecho
  • Cátedra UNESCO de Bioética
  • Universidad de Barcelona
  • Av. Diagonal 684
    Facultad de Derecho
  • 08034 Barcelona
  • Tel. (+34) 93 403 45 46
  • obd.ub@ub.edu

"The Lures of the Scalpel: Deconstructing the Social Construction of Beauty"

Handbook of Healthcare in the Arab World

Cosmetic surgery in the Arab region has witnessed a marked increase in popularity in the last 20 years. While this trend can be traced across the globe, this phenomenon holds particular significance in the context of the Arab region, juxtaposed with other social phenomena in a context of continuous turmoil and instability, which has resulted in a notable “therapeutic migration.”