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Undocumented Migrants and Healthcare

Eight Stories from Switzerland

What do undocumented migrants experience when they try to access healthcare? How do they navigate the (often contradictory) challenges presented by bureaucratic systems, financial pressures, attitudes to migrants, and their own healthcare needs?

This urgent study uses a grounded theory approach to explore the ways in which undocumented migrants are included in or excluded from healthcare in a Swiss region. Marianne Jossen explores the ways migrants try to obtain healthcare on their own...


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  • Publisher : Open Book Publishers
  • Serie : Open Reports Series | 6
  • Place of publication : Cambridge
  • Year of publication : 2018
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 21 mars 2019
  • EAN (Print version) : 9781783744787
  • Electronic EAN : 9791036524523
  • Number of pages : vi + 110 p.