Intangible obstacles: health implications of stigmatization, structural violence, and fear among undocumented immigrants in France.

@article{Larchanch2012IntangibleOH,
  title={Intangible obstacles: health implications of stigmatization, structural violence, and fear among undocumented immigrants in France.},
  author={St{\'e}phanie Larchanch{\'e}},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={74 6},
  pages={858-63}
}
This study identifies undocumented immigrants' obstacles to realizing their health care rights in France. The ethnographic fieldwork informing this study was carried out in Paris from March 2007 to July 2008. Research findings are based on (1) participant observation carried out in two grassroots health associations catering to undocumented immigrants in Paris (one providing legal and medical aid to undocumented immigrants from sub-Saharan Africa, and another focused specifically on assisting… CONTINUE READING