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Adout, Rami. 2007. Trafficked Women and Political Asylum Seekers. In Transnational Migration to Israel in Global Comparative Context, edited by S. Willen. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Arbona, Consuelo, Norma Olvera, Nestor Rodriguez, Jacqueline Haga, Adriana Linares, and Margit Wiesner. 2010. Acculturative Stress Among Documented and Undocumented Latino Immigrants in the United States. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences. 32(3): 362-384.

Asch, S., S. Frayne, and H. Waitzkin. 1995. To Discharge or Not to Discharge: Ethics of Care for an Undocumented Immigrant. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 6 (1):3-9.


Benson, Peter. 2008.  El Campo: Faciality and Structural Violence in Farm Labor Camps. Cultural Anthropology 23(4):589-629.

Berk, Marc L., Claudia L. Schur, Leo R. Chavez, and Martin Frankel. 2000. Health Care Use Among Undocumented Latino Immigrants:  Is Free Health Care the Main Reason Why Latinos Come to the United States?  A Unique Look at the Facts. Health Affairs 19 (4):51-64.

Braun, T., and W. Würflinger. 2001. Access to Medical Care for Undocumented Migrants in Germany. Berlin: PICUM.

Browner, Carole H., and Carolyn F. Sargent, eds. 2011. Reproduction, Globalization, and the State: New Theoretical and Ethnographic Perspectives. Berkeley: Duke University Press.


Carballo, M., M. Grocutt, and A. Hadzihasanovic. 1996. Women and migration: a public health issue. World Health Statistics Quarterly – Rapport Trimestriel de Statistiques Sanitaires Mondiales 49 (2):158-164.

Castañeda, Heide. 2007. Citizenship, Rights, and Ambiguity: Undocumented Migrant Workers and Access to Health Services in Berlin, Germany and Tel Aviv, Israel. In Transnational Migration to Israel in Global Comparative Context, edited by S. Willen. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

———. 2008. Paternity for Sale: Anxieties over “Demographic Theft” and Undocumented Migrant Reproduction in Germany. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 22 (4):340-359.

———. 2008. Undocumented Migration, Health Care and Public Policy in Germany. Anthropology News (May 2008).

———. 2009. Illegality as Risk Factor: A Survey of Unauthorized Migrant Patients in a Berlin Clinic. Social Science & Medicine: 1-9.

———. 2010. Im/migration and Health: Conceptual, Methodological, and Theoretical Propositions for Applied Anthropology. NAPA Bulletin 34(1): 6-27.

———. 2010. Deportation Deferred: ‘Illegality,’ Visibility, and Recognition in Contemporary Germany. In The Deportation Regime: Sovereignty, Space, and the Freedom of Movement. Nicholas De Genova and Nathalie Peutz, eds. Durham: Duke University Press.

———. 2011. Medical Humanitarianism and Physicians’ Organized Efforts to Provide Aid to Unauthorized Migrants in Germany. Human Organization 70(1).

———. 2012.  “Over-Foreignization” or “Unused Potential”? A Critical Review of Migrant Health in Germany and Responses toward Unauthorized Migration. In Special Issue: Migration, “Illegality,” and Health: Mapping Embodied Vulnerability and Debating Health-Related Deservingness. Social Science & Medicine. 74(6): 830–838.

Chavez, Leo. 2008. The Latino Threat: Constructing Immigrants, Citizens, and the Nation. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

———. 2003. Immigration and Medical Anthropology. In American Arrivals: Anthropology Engages the New Immigration, edited by N. Foner. Santa Fe: SAR Research Press.

———. 2004. A Glass Half Empty: Latina Reproduction and Public Discourse. Human Organization 63 (2):173-188.

———. 2012. Undocumented Immigrants and their Use of Medical Services in Orange County, CaliforniaIn Special Issue: Migration, “Illegality,” and Health: Mapping Embodied Vulnerability and Debating Health-Related Deservingness. Social Science & Medicine. 749(6): 887-893.

Chavez, Leo R., Wayne A. Cornelius, and O.W. Jones. 1985. Mexican Immigrants and the Utilization of Health Services: The Case of San Diego. Social Science & Medicine 20:93-102.

———. 1986. Utilization of Health Services by Mexican Immigrant Women in San Diego. Women and Health 11:3-20.

Chavez, Leo R., Estevan T. Flores, and Marta Lopez-Garza. 1992. Undocumented Latin American Immigrants and U.S. Health Services: An Approach to a Political Economy of Utilization. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 6 (1):6-26.

Chavez, Leo R., F. Allan Hubbell, Juliet M. McMullin, Rebecca G. Martinez, and Shiraz I. Mishra. 1995. Structure and Meaning in Models of Breast and Cervical Cancer Risk Factors: A Comparison of Perceptions among Latinas, Anglo Women, and Physicians. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 9 (1):40-74.

Chavez, Leo R., F. Allan Hubbell, Shiraz I. Mishra, and R. Burciaga Valdez. 1997. Undocumented Latina Immigrants in Orange County, California: A Comparative Analysis. International Migration Review 31 (1):88-107.

Chavez, Leo R., Juliet M. McMullin, Shiraz I. Mishra, and F. Allan Hubbell. 2001. Beliefs Matter: Cultural Beliefs and the Use of Cervical Cancer-Screening Tests. American Anthropologist 103 (4):1114-1129.

Cole, Phillip. 2009. Migration and the Human Right to Health. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 18:70-77.


Dwyer, James. 2004. Illegal Immigrants, Health Care, and Social Responsibility. Hastings Center Report 34 (5):34-41.


Eichelberger, Laura. 2007.  SARS and New York’s Chinatown: The politics of risk and blame during an epidemic of fear. Social Science & Medicine 65(6): 1284-1295.


Farmer, Paul.  2010  Partner to the Poor: A Paul Farmer Reader.  Edited by Haun Saussy. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Fassin, Didier. 2001. The Biopolitics of Otherness: Undocumented Foreigners and Racial Discrimination in French Public Debate. Anthropology Today 17 (1):3-7.

———. 2004. Social Illegitimacy as a Foundation of Health Inequality: How the Political Treatment of Immigrants Illuminates a French Paradox. In Unhealthy Health Policy, edited by A. Castro and M. Singer. Walnut Creek, CA: Altamira Press.

———. 2005. Compassion and Repression: The Moral Economy of Immigration Policies in France. Cultural Anthropology 20 (3):362-387.

———. 2012. Humanitarian Reason: A Moral History of the Present. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Fassin, Didier, and Estelle D’Halluin. 2005. The Truth from the Body: Medical Certificates as Ultimate Evidence for Asylum Seekers. American Anthropologist 107 (4):597-608.

———. 2007. Critical Evidence: The Politics of Trauma in French Asylum Policies. Ethos 35 (3):300-329.

Fassin, Didier and Richard Rechtman. 2009. The Empire of Trauma: An Inquiry into the Condition of Victimhood. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Fernandez-Kelly, Patricia and Alejandro Portes, eds. 2012. Special issue: Health care and immigration – Understanding the Connections. Ethnic & Racial Studies. 35(1).

Filc, Dani. 2009. Circles of Exclusion: Citizenship, Occupation, and the Americanization of the Israeli Health Care System. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

Filc, Dani, and Nadav Davidovitch. 2005. Health Care as a National Right? The Development of Health Care Services for Migrant Workers in Israel. Social Theory and Health 15:1-14.

———. 2007. Rights, Citizenship and the National State: Migrant Worker Health Policies in Comparative Perspective. In Transnational Migration to Israel in Global Comparative Perspective. S. Willen, ed. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Fleuriet, K. Jill. 2009. La Tecnologia y Las Monjitas: Constellations of Authoritative Knowledge at a Religious Birthing Center in South Texas. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 23(3): 212–234.


Gallerneau, Charlene. 2011. “Still Missing: Undocumented Immigrants in Health Care Reform.”
Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 22(2): 422-428.

Gálvez, Alishia. 2011. Patient Citizens, Immigrant Mothers: Mexican Women, Public Prenatal Care, and the Birth Weight Paradox. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

Goldade, Kathryn. 2009. “Health is Hard Here” or “Health for All”? The Politics of Blame, Gender, and Health Care for Undocumented Nicaraguan Migrants in Costa Rica. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 23(4): 483-503.

Goldade, Kathryn & Kolawole S. Okuyemi. 2012. Deservingness to State Health Services for South-South Migrants: A Preliminary Study of Costa Rican Providers’ ViewsIn Special Issue: Migration, “Illegality,” and Health: Mapping Embodied Vulnerability and Debating Health-Related Deservingness. Social Science & Medicine. 74(6): 882-886.

Gottlieb, Nora, Dani Filc, and Nadav Davidovitch. 2012. Humanitarian Practices, Human Rights and Political Advocacy: The Case of the Israeli Open Clinic. In Special Issue: Migration, “Illegality,” and Health: Mapping Embodied Vulnerability and Debating Health-Related Deservingness.  Social Science & Medicine. 74(6): 839–845.

Gruskin, Sofia, Michael A. Grodin, George J. Annas, and Stephen P. Marks, eds. 2005. Perspectives on Health and Human Rights. New York: Routledge.


Hacker K., J. Chu, C. Leung, R. Marra, A. Pirie, M. Brahimi, M. English, J. Beckmann, D. Acevedo-Garcia, R.P. Marlin. 2011. The Impact of Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Immigrant Health: Perceptions of Immigrants in Everett, Massachusetts, USA. Social Science & Medicine. 73(4): 586-94.

Hardy, Lisa J., Christina M. Getrich, Julio C. Quezada, Amanda Guay, Raymond J. Michalowski, Eric Henley. 2012. A Call for Further Research on the Impact of State-Level Immigration Policies on Public Health. American Journal of Public Health. 102(7): 1250-1253.

Heyman, Josiah McC. 1998.  Finding a Moral Heart for U.S. Immigration Policy: An Anthropological Perspective. Washington D.C.: American Anthropological Association.

Heyman, Josiah McC, Guillermina Gina Núñez-Mchiri, and Victor Talavera. 2009. Healthcare Access and Barriers for Unauthorized Immigrants in El Paso County, Texas. Family and Community Health 32 (1):4-21.

Hirsch, Jennifer S. 2003. Anthropologists, Migrants, and Health Research: Confronting Cultural Appropriateness. In American Arrivals: Anthropology Engages the New Immigration, edited by N. Foner. Santa Fe: SAR Press.

———. 2003. A Courtship After Marriage: Sexuality and Love in Mexican Transnational Families. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Ho, Ming-Jung. 2003. Migratory Journeys and Tuberculosis Risk. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 17 (4):442-458.

Holmes, Seth. 2006. An Ethnographic Study of the Social Context of Migrant Health in the United States. PLoS Medicine 3 (10):e448.

———. 2007. Oaxacans Like to Work Bent Over: The Naturalization of Social Suffering among Berry Farm Workers. In Special Issue: Exploring “Illegal” and “Irregular” Migrants’ Lived Experiences of Law and State Power. S. Willen, guest ed. International Migration 45(3):39-68.

———. 2012. The Clinical Gaze in the Practice of Migrant Health: A Qualitative Study of Interactions and Barriers Between Medical Professionals and Unauthorized Mexican Migrants in the United States.  In Special Issue: Migration, “Illegality,” and Health: Mapping Embodied Vulnerability and Debating Health-Related Deservingness. Social Science & Medicine. 74(6): 873-881.

Horton, Sarah. 2004. Different Subjects: The Health Care System’s Participation in the Differential Construction of the Cultural Citizenship of Cuban Refugees and Mexican Immigrants. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 18 (4):472-489.

———. 2009. A Mother’s Heart is Weighed Down with Stones: A Phenomenological Approach to the Experience of Transnational Motherhood. Culture, Medicine & Psychiatry 33(1):21-40.

Horton, Sarah, and Judith C. Barker. 2009  “Stains” on their Self-DisciplineAmerican Ethnologist 36(4):784-798.

———. 2010  Stigmatized Biologies: Examining the Cumulative Effects of Oral Health Disparities for Mexican American Farmworker Children. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 24(2):199-219.

Huffman, Samantha et al. 2012. Exploitation, vulnerability to tuberculosis and access to treatment among Uzbek labor migrants in KazakhstanIn Special Issue: Migration, “Illegality,” and Health: Mapping Embodied Vulnerability and Debating Health-Related Deservingness. Social Science & Medicine. 74(6): 864-72.


Kanaiaupuni, Shawn Malia. 2000. Child Well-Being and the Intergenerational Effects of Undocumented Immigrant Status. Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Paper No. 1210- 00.

Kenworthy, Nora. 2012. “Asylum’s Asylum: Undocumented Immigrants, Belonging, and the Space of Exception at a State Psychiatric Center.” Human Organization. 71(2): 123-134.

Kerner, Caroline, Adrian J. Bailey, Alison Mountz, Ines Miyares, and Richard A. Wright. 2001. “Thank God She’s Not Sick”: Health and Disciplinary Practice among Salvadoran Women in Northern New Jersey. In Geographies of Women’s Health International Studies of Women and Place, edited by I. Dyck, N. D. Lewis and S. McLafferty: Routledge.

Kline, Nolan. 2013. “There’s Nowhere I Can Go to Get Help, and I have Tooth Pain Right Now:” The Oral Health Syndemic among Migrant Farmworkers in Florida. Annals of Anthropological Practice 36 (2): 387-401.

———.  2010. Disparate Power and Disparate Resources: Collaboration between Faith-based and Activist Organizations for Central Florida Farmworkers. Annals of Anthropological Practice (then titled NAPA Bulletin) 33(8): 126-142.

Kullgren, Jeffrey T. 2003. Restrictions on Undocumented Immigrants’ Access to Health Services: The Public Health Implications of Welfare Reform. American Journal of Public Health.


Larchanché, Stéphanie. 2012. Intangible obstacles: Health implications of stigmatization, structural violence, and fear among undocumented immigrants in FranceIn Special Issue: Migration, “Illegality,” and Health: Mapping Embodied Vulnerability and Debating Health-Related Deservingness. Social Science & Medicine. 74(6): 858-63.

Lakhani, Sarah Morando, and Stefan Timmermans.  2014. Biopolitical Citizenship in the Immigration Adjudication Process.  Social Problems 61 (3): 360-379.

Loue, Sana. 1992.  Access to Health Care and the Undocumented Alien. The Journal of Legal Medicine 13:271-332.


Mann, Jonathan M. 1997. Medicine and Public Health, Ethics and Human Rights. Hastings Center Report 27:6-13.

Mann, Jonathan M., Lawrence O. Gostin, Sofia Gruskin, Troyen Brennan, Zita Lazzarini, and Harvey Fineberg. 1994. Health and Human Rights. Health and Human Rights 1 (1):6-23.

Marrow, Helen. 2012. Deserving to a point: Unauthorized immigrants in San Francisco’s universal access healthcare modelIn Special Issue: Migration, “Illegality,” and Health: Mapping Embodied Vulnerability and Debating Health-Related Deservingness. Social Science & Medicine. 74(6): 846-854.

Martinez, Samuel, ed. 2009. International Migration and Human Rights: The Global Repercussions of U.S. Policy. University of California Press.

McGuire, Sharon, and Jane Georges. 2003. Undocumentedness and Liminality as Health Variables. Advances in Nursing Science 26 (3):185–195.

McNeill, Paul M. 2003. Public Health Ethics: Asylum Seekers and the Case for Political Action. Bioethics 17 (5-6):487-502.

Médecins du Monde Observatory on Access to Health Care. 2007. European Survey on Undocumented Migrants’ Access to Health Care. Paris: MDM.

———. 2009. Access to Healthcare for Undocumented Migrants in 11 European Countries. Médecins du Monde.

Menjívar, Cecilia. 2002. The Ties that Heal: Guatemalan Immigrant Women’s Networks and Medical Treatment. International Migration Review 36(2):437-466.

Morrissey, James A. 1983. Migration, resettlement, and refugeeism: issues in medical anthropology. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 15 (1):11-14.


Nachman, Steven R. 1993. Wasted Lives: Tuberculosis and Other Health Risks of Being Haitian in a U.S. Detention Camp. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 7(3):227-259.

Nickel, James W. 1986. Should Undocumented Aliens be Entitled to Health Care? Hastings Center Report (December):19-23.

Nijhawan, Michael. 2005. Deportability, Medicine, and the Law. Anthropology & Medicine 12 (3):271-285.


Ortega AN, Fang H, Perez VH, Rizzo JA, Carter-Pokras O, Wallace SP, Gelberg L. 2007. Health care access, use of services, and experiences among undocumented Mexicans and other Latinos. Archives of Internal Medicine. 167(21):2354-60.


Perreira, Krista. 2011. Mexican Families in North Carolina: The Socio-historical Contexts of Exit and Settlement. Southeastern Geographer 51(2): 260–286.

Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants. 2007. Access to Health Care for Undocumented Migrants in Europe. Brussels: PICUM.

———. 2009. Undocumented and Seriously Ill: Residence Permits for Medical Reasons in Europe. Accessed 11/6/09 at

———, ed. 2002. Book of Solidarity – Volume 1: Providing Assistance to Undocumented Migrants in Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, and the UK. Antwerp: De Wrikker.

———, ed. 2003. Book of Solidarity – Volume 2: Providing Assistance to Undocumented Migrants in France, Spain and Italy. Antwerp: De Wrikker.

Portes, Alejandro, Donald Light, and Patricia Fernandez-Kelly. 2009. The U.S. Health System and Immigration: An Institutional interpretation. Sociological Forum 24 (3):487-514.


Quesada, James. 2012. Commentary: Illegalization and Embodied Vulnerability in HealthIn Special Issue: Migration, “Illegality,” and Health: Mapping Embodied Vulnerability and Debating Health-Related Deservingness. In Special Issue: Migration, “Illegality,” and Health: Mapping Embodied Vulnerability and Debating Health-Related Deservingness. Social Science & Medicine. 74(6): 894-896.


Rechel, Bernd, Philipa Mladovsky, Walter Deville, Barbara Rijks, Roumyana Petrova-Benedict, Martin McKee, eds. 2011. Migration and Health in the European Union. Berkshire: WHO, European Observatory on Health Systems & Policies, McGraw Hill.

Rodríguez, Michael A., Arturo Vargas Bustamante, & Alfonso Ang. 2009. Perceived quality of care, receipt of preventive care and usual source of health care among undocumented and other Latinos. J Gen Intern Med. 24(Suppl 3): 508–513.

Rogozen-Soltar, Mikaela H. 2012. Ambivalent inclusion: anti-racism and racist gatekeeping in Andalusia’s immigrant NGOs. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 18(3):633-651.

Romero-Ortuño, Roman. 2004. Access to Health Care for Illegal Immigrants in the EU: Should We Be Concerned? European Journal of Health Law 11 (3):245-272.

Rosenthal, Anat. 2007. “Illegality” and Illness in the Everyday Struggles of Undocumented HIV+ Migrant Workers in Tel Aviv. In Special Issue: Exploring “Illegal” and “Irregular” Migrants’ Lived Experiences of Law and State Power. International Migration 45 (3):134-156.

Ruger, Jennifer Prah. 2006. Toward a Theory of the Right to Health: Capability and Incompletely Theorized Agreements. Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities 17 (2):273-326.


Sangaramoorthy, Thurka. 2014. Treating AIDS: Politics of Difference, Paradox of Prevention, Rutgers University Press.

Sangaramoorthy, Thurka and Karen Kroeger. 2013. Mobility, Latino Migrants, and the Geography of Sex Work: Using Ethnography in Public Health Assessments. Human Organization 72(3): 263-272.

Sargent, Carolyn. 2005. Counseling Contraception for Malian Migrants in Paris: Global, State, and Personal Politics. Human Organization 64 (2):147-156.

———. 2006. Reproductive Strategies and Islamic Discourse: Malian Migrants Negotiate Everyday Life in Paris, France. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 20 (1):31-49.

———. 2012. Commentary: ‘Deservingness’ and the Politics of  HealthIn Special Issue: Migration, “Illegality,” and Health: Mapping Embodied Vulnerability and Debating Health-Related Deservingness. Social Science & Medicine. 74(6): 855-857.

Sargent, Carolyn, and Dennis Cordell. 2003. Polygamy, Disrupted Reproduction, and the State: Malian Migrants in Paris, France. Social Science & Medicine 56:1961-1972.

Sargent, Carolyn and Stéphanie Larchanché. 2007. The Muslim Body and the Politics of Immigration in France: Popular and Biomedical Representations of Malian Migrant Women. Body & Society 13 (3):79-102.

———. 2008. The Construction of ‘‘Cultural Difference’’ and Its Therapeutic Significance in Immigrant Mental Health Services in France. Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry 33:2-20.

———. 2011. Transnational Migration, Population Displacement and Global Health: The Production and Management of Risk, Illness, and Access to CareAnnual Review of Anthropology. 40.

Scott, Penelope. 2004. Undocumented Migrants in Germany and Britain: The Human “Rights” and “Wrongs” Regarding Access to Health Care. Electronic Journal of Sociology.

Siddharthan, Kris, and Melissa Ahern. 1996. Inpatient Utilization by Undocumented Immigrants Without Insurance. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.

Siddharthan, Kris, and Sudha Alalasundaram. 1993. Undocumented Aliens and Uncompensated Care: Whose Responsibility? American Journal of Public Health. 83 (3):410-412.

Simich, L., F. Wu, and S. Nerad. 2007. Status and Health Security: An Exploratory Study among Irregular Immigrants in Toronto. Canadian Journal of Public Health. 98(5): 369-373.

Simich, L. 2006. Hidden Meanings of Health Security: Migration Experiences and Systemic Barriers to Mental Wellbeing among Non-status Migrants. International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care. 2(3/4):16-27.

 Sonmez, S., Y. Apostolopoulos, D. Tran, S. Rentrope. 2011. Human Rights and Health Disparities for Migrant Workers in the UAEHealth and Human Rights: An International Journal. 13(2).
Sullivan, M.M., and R. Rehm. 2005. Mental Health of Undocumented Mexican Immigrants: A Review of the Literature. Advances in Nursing Science. 28: 240-51.


Taran, Patrick A. 2000. Human Rights of Migrants: Challenging of the New Decade. International Migration 38 (6):7-46.

Ticktin, Miriam. 2006. Where Ethics and Politics Meet: The Violence of Humanitarianism in France. American Ethnologist 33 (1):33-49.

———. 2011. Casualties of Care: Immigration and the Politics of Humanitarianism in France. Berkeley: University of California.

Toebes, Brigit. 1999. The Right to Health as a Human Right in International Law. Antwerp; Oxford: Intersentia.

———. 1999. Toward an Improved Understanding of the International Human Right to Health. Human Rights Quarterly 21 (3):661-679.

Torres-Cantero, A.M., A.G. Miguel, C. Gallardo, and S. Ippolito. 2007. Health Care Provision for Illegal Migrants: May Health Policy Make a Difference? European Journal of Public Health17 (5):483-485.


Vargas Bustamante A, H. Fang, J. Garza, O. Carter-Pokras, S.P. Wallace, J.A. Rizzo, A.N. Ortega. 2010. Variations in Healthcare Access and Utilization Among Mexican Immigrants: The Role of Documentation Status. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health.

Viladrich, Anahí. 2012. Beyond welfare reform: reframing undocumented immigrants’ entitlement to health care in the United StatesIn Special Issue: Migration, “Illegality,” and Health: Mapping Embodied Vulnerability and Debating Health-Related Deservingness. Social Science & Medicine. 74(6): 822-29.


Wailoo, Keith, Julie  Livingston, and Peter  Guarnaccia, eds. 2006. A Death Retold: Jesica Santillan, the Bungled Transplant, and Paradoxes of Medical Citizenship. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.

Walter, Nicholas, Philippe Bourgois, and H. Margarita Loinaz. 2004. Masculinity and Undocumented Labor Migration: Injured Latino Day Laborers in San Francisco. Social Science & Medicine 59 (6):1159-1168.

Watters, Charles. 2001. Avenues of Access and the Moral Economy of Legitimacy. Anthropology Today 17 (2):22-23.

Willen, Sarah S. 2005. Birthing “Invisible” Children: State Power, NGO Activism, and Reproductive Health among Undocumented Migrant Workers in Tel Aviv, Israel. Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies 1 (2):55-88.

———. 2007. “Illegality,” Mass Deportation and the Threat of Violent Arrest: Structural Violence and Social Suffering in the Lives of Undocumented Migrant Workers in Israel. In Trauma and Memory: Reading, Healing, and Making Law, edited by A. Sarat, M. Alberstein and N. Davidovitch. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

———. 2007. Seeing the “Holy Land” with New Eyes: Undocumented Labor Migration, Reproductive Health, and the Fluctuating Borders of the Israeli National Body. In Reapproaching Borders: New Perspectives on the Study of Israel-Palestine, edited by S. Sufian and M. LeVine. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

———.  2010. Darfur through a Shoah Lens: Sudanese Asylum Seekers, Unruly Biopolitical Dramas, and the Politics of Humanitarian Compassion in Israel. In A Reader in Medical Anthropology: Theoretical Trajectories, Emergent Realities, edited by B.J. Good, M. Fischer, S.S. Willen and M.-J. DelVecchio Good. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

———. 2011. Do “Illegal” Migrants have a “Right to Health”? Engaging Ethical Theory as Social Practice at a Tel Aviv Open Clinic.” Medical Anthropology Quarterly. 25(3): 303-330.

———. 2012. Immigration Status. In The Encyclopedia of Immigrant Health, edited by Sana Loue and Martha Sajatovic. New York: Springer.

———. 2012. Introduction to the Special Issue: Migration, “Illegality,” and Health: Mapping Embodied Vulnerability and Debating Health-Related DeservingnessSocial Science & Medicine. 74(6): 805-811.

———. 2012. How is Health-Related ‘Deservingness’ Reckoned? Perspectives from Unauthorized Im/migrants in Tel AvivIn Special Issue: Migration, “Illegality,” and Health: Mapping Embodied Vulnerability and Debating Health-Related Deservingness. Social Science & Medicine. 74(6): 812-821.

Willen, Sarah S., Jessica Mulligan, and Heide Castañeda. 2011. Take A Stand Commentary: How Can Medical Anthropologists Contribute to Contemporary Conversations on “Illegal” Im/migration and Health? Medical Anthropology Quarterly. 25(3): 331-356.

Wolff, Hans, Hans Stalder, Manuella Epiney, Angela Walder, Olivier Irion, and Alfredo Morabia. 2005. Health Care and Illegality: A Survey of Undocumented Pregnant Immigrants in Geneva. Social Science & Medicine 60:2149-2154.

  1. April 22, 2011 at 9:46 am

    Interested in research on the quality of life for undocumented immigrants in the US. How do they live in communities in relation to housing, tansportation, food access, education and schools.

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