Entitled to Nothing: The Struggle for Immigrant Health Care in the Age of Welfare Reform

Entitled to Nothing: The Struggle for Immigrant Health Care in the Age of Welfare Reform

by Lisa Sun-Hee Park, Sydney Gordon

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780814768020
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 09/01/2011
Series: Nation of Nations Series
Pages: 213
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Lisa Sun-Hee Park is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Minnesota. She is the author of Consuming Citizenship: Children of Asian Immigrant Entrepreneurs and the co-author, with David Pellow, of The Slums of Aspen: Immigrants vs. the Environment in America's Eden and Silicon Valley of Dreams: Immigrant Labor, Environmental Injustice, and the High Tech Global Economy, also available from NYU Press.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

1 The Politics of Immigrant Reproduction 1

2 The Health of the Welfare State 31

3 The Politics of Public Charge 54

4 Living with Uncertainty under Ever-Shifting State Policy 88

5 Fear and Loathing at the Border 115

6 Bearing the Burden of Welfare Reform 139

Appendix A Research Methods 155

Appendix B Summary of Provisions of Federal Welfare and Immigration Reform Affecting Health Care Access 159

Notes 161

Bibliography 179

Index 193

About the Author 205

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Informative and interesting...the book could not be timelier."-Marylin Aguirre-Molina,Health Affairs

"Recommended [for] all levels/libraries."-CHOICE

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