Embodying Borders: A Migrant's Right to Health, Universal Rights and Local Policies
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Based on extensive field research, the essays in this volume illuminate the experiences of migrants from their own point of view, providing a critical understanding of the complex social reality in which each experience is grounded. Access to medical care for migrants is a fundamental right which is often ignored. The book provides a critical understanding of the social reality in which social inequalities are grounded and offers the opportunity to show that right to health does not correspond uniquely with access to healthcare.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Based on extensive field research, the essays in this volume illuminate the experiences of migrants from their own point of view, providing a critical understanding of the complex social reality in which each experience is grounded. Access to medical care for migrants is a fundamental right which is often ignored. The book provides a critical understanding of the social reality in which social inequalities are grounded and offers the opportunity to show that right to health does not correspond uniquely with access to healthcare.
  • Produktdetails
  • Easa Nr.41
  • Verlag: BERGHAHN BOOKS INC
  • Seitenzahl: 280
  • Erscheinungstermin: 1. Januar 2021
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 229mm x 152mm x 16mm
  • Gewicht: 517g
  • ISBN-13: 9781789209259
  • ISBN-10: 1789209250
  • Artikelnr.: 59295696
Autorenporträt
Ana Cristina Vargas is Adjunct Professor of Medical and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Turin. She is also Scientific Director of the Fabretti Foundation and Research Fellow at the Fundamental Rights Laboratory.
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction
Laura Ferrero, Chiara Quagliariello, Ana Cristina Vargas
Part I: Borders and Inequalities
Chapter 1. Framing Deservingness in Health Care: Media Constructions of Unauthorised Youth in the United States
Anahí Viladrich
Chapter 2. Constructing the Undeserving Citizen: The Embodied Consequences of Immigration Enforcement in the US South
Nolan Kline
Chapter 3. Structural Violence, Tuberculosis and Health-Care Processes: Bolivian Immigrants in Buenos Aires and São Paulo
Alejandro Goldberg, Cássio Silveira, Tatiane Barbosa and Denise Martin
Chapter 4. Women, Migration and Health: An Inquiry into Gender-Based Violence and the Limits of Maternity Care Services in Southern Europe's Borderlands
Chiara Quagliariello
Part II: From the Individual to the Community
Chapter 5. Roma and the Right to Health: A Transnational Approach to Structural Vulnerability
Pietro Cingolani
Chapter 6. Mental Health as Politics: Exploring Mental Health Services among Syrian Refugees in Lebanon
Hala Kerbage and Filippo Marranconi
Chapter 7. Intercultural Mediation in the Italian Health-Care System
Ana Cristina Vargas
Chapter 8. 'Community Welfare': Community-Based Networks as Migrant Health Promoters
Laura Ferrero
Afterword: Forced Migration, State Violence, and the Right to Health
Daniela DeBono
Index