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Worlds in Motion
Healthcare in Motion
Immobilities in Health Service Delivery and Access
Edited by Cecilia Vindrola-Padros, Ginger A. Johnson, and Anne E. Pfister
222 pages, 14 illus., biliog., index
ISBN 978-1-78533-953-0 $120.00/£85.00 Hb Not Yet Published (August 2018)
eISBN 978-1-78533-954-7 eBook Not Yet Published
“A beautifully conceived and delivered book.” • Margaret Grieco, Edinburgh Napier University
How does the need to obtain and deliver health services engender particular (im)mobility forms? And how is mobility experienced and imagined when it is required for healthcare access or delivery? Guided by these questions, Healthcare in Motion explores the dynamic interrelationship between mobility and healthcare, drawing on case studies from across the world and shedding light on the day-to-day practices of patients and professionals.
Cecilia Vindrola-Padros is a Research Associate in the Department of Applied Health Research, University College London, UK. Her recent publications on mobility include work on children seeking medical care.
Ginger A. Johnson is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Southern Methodist University. She has recently worked in West Africa, conducting Ebola-related research with the International Federation of the Red Cross. Her current research projects include addressing adolescent nutritional needs for the World Food Programme in Cambodia and ensuring social accountability for maternal and child health for UNICEF in Malawi.
Anne E. Pfister is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of North Florida. Her research investigates how deaf youth and their families experience deafness in Mexico City by integrating sociocultural linguistic theory with biocultural medical anthropology analyses.
Subject: General Mobility Studies Medical Anthropology
Introduction: Healthcare in Motion: An Introduction
Cecilia Vindrola-Padros, Ginger A. Johnson, and Anne E. Pfister
Introduction: Healthcare and Differential Mobility Empowerments
Chapter 1. “Stuck in Motion: Simultaneous Mobility and Immobility in Migrant Healthcare along the US/Mexico Border"
Chapter 2. “It’s Too Risky to Leave the House:” Immigrant Policing and Health-related Mobility
Chapter 3. (Im)mobile Populations and Health Rights: Accessing the Healthcare System in Slovenia
Uršula Lipovec Čebron, Sara Pistotnik
Introduction: Mobility as a Resource in the Search for Care and Caring
Anne E. Pfister
Chapter 4. Fluid and Mobile Identities: Travel, Imaginaries, and Practices of Caregiving among Families of Deaf Children
Anne E. Pfister and Cecilia Vindrola-Padros
Chapter 5. Expansion of Czech Reproductive Medicine Engenders Egg Donor Social Mobility
Chapter 6. Governing the Mobility of Health Workers across Borders: From Local to Global Policy Tools
Introduction: Patient Navigation and Mobile Technologies of Care
Ginger A. Johnson
Chapter 7. (Im)Mobilities: HIV/AIDS and Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) Services for Deaf Kenyans
Chapter 8. Service-Learning Research Projects to Enhance the Information Accompanying Commonly Dispensed Medicines on the Phelophepa Health Care Trains
Sunitha C. Srinivas and Sharli A. Paphitis
Chapter 9. Community-led Peer Advocacy for Transgender Healthcare Access in the Southeastern United States: The Trans Buddy Program
E. Kale Edmiston
Chapter 10. Leading Health in Myanmar’s Smartphone Revolution
Perrie Briskin and Sara Lucía Gallo
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