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Borders across Healthcare
Moral Economies of Healthcare and Migration in Europe
Edited by Nina Sahraoui
Full Text PDF | Full Text ePUB Made available under a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license with support from the European Commission Horizon 2020 - ERC Starting Grant N. 638259 EU Border Care [2015-2021].
232 pages, 4 illus., bibliog., index
ISBN 978-1-78920-741-5 $135.00/£99.00 Hb Published (June 2020)
Examining which actors determine undocumented migrants’ access to healthcare on the ground, this volume looks at what happens in the daily interactions between administrative personnel, healthcare professionals and migrant patients in healthcare institutions across Europe. Borders across Healthcare explores contemporary moral economies of the healthcare-migration nexus. The volume documents the many ways in which borders come to disrupt healthcare settings and illuminates how judgements of a health-related deservingness become increasingly important, producing hierarchies that undermine a universal right to healthcare.
Nina Sahraoui is a Post-doctoral Researcher at the Paris Centre for Sociological and Political Research and a Research Associate to the Chair of Exile and Migrations at the Collège d’études mondiales in Paris. Her previous publications include Racialised Workers and European Older-Age Care: From Care Labour to Care Ethics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019).
Subject: Medical Anthropology Mobility Studies Sociology
Borders across Healthcare Edited by Nina Sahraoui is available open access under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) with support from the European Commission Horizon 2020 - ERC Starting Grant N. 638259 EU Border Care [2015-2021].
OA ISBN: 978-1-78920-743-9