Migration, "illegality," and health: mapping embodied vulnerability and debating health-related deservingness.

@article{Willen2012MigrationA,
  title={Migration, "illegality," and health: mapping embodied vulnerability and debating health-related deservingness.},
  author={Sarah S Willen},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={74 6},
  pages={805-11}
}
0277-9536/$ – see front matter 2011 Elsevier Ltd. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2011.10.041 In an important recent article on health rights and access for undocumented immigrant children, Ruiz-Casares and colleagues pose a crucial question that contains within it – almost as an afterthought, one might suspect – a second question that is fundamentally different in nature but no less important. Their query: “Which children (should) have the right to health care?” (2010: 330). The authors’ explicit… CONTINUE READING

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