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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)
ISBN 978-1-80073-722-8 $19.95/£15.95 / Pb / Published (October 2022)
“The notion that ‘even health systems that are considered “universal” restrict the access’ of migrants is the main takeaway from Borders across Healthcare, an important, well thought-out collection of nine essays. Published in 2020, the collection was written and compiled before the Covid-19 pandemic. Yet, far from diminishing its relevance, the timing makes the book prescient and even more insightful. ... The hope is that this volume will be read widely, and these questions will be taken up by practitioners and researchers across Europe.” • Nordic Journal of Migration Research
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 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow at the Paris Centre for Sociological and Political Research (CRESPPA, CNRS). Her publications include the monograph Racialised Workers and European Older-Age Care: From Care Labour to Care Ethics (Palgrave Macmillan, 20 19) and the coedited volumes Gender-based Violence in Migration (Palgrave, 2022) and Postcoloniality and Forced Migration (Bristol University Press, 2022).
Subject: Medical AnthropologyMobility StudiesSociology
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
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