Affiliation: University of California
- Toward an ethnography of the uninsured: Gay Becker's work in progressSarah Horton
Department of Anthropology, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
Med Anthropol 26:293-8. 2007....
- Rural Latino immigrant caregivers' conceptions of their children's oral diseaseSarah Horton
Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0850, USA
J Public Health Dent 68:22-9. 2008..The aim of this study was to examine Latino immigrant caregivers' explanatory models of the causes of early childhood caries (ECC)...
- Rural Mexican immigrant parents' interpretation of children's dental symptoms and decisions to seek treatmentSarah Horton
Dept Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, Center to Address Disparities in Children s Oral Health CAN DO Center, University of California San Francisco, USA
Community Dent Health 26:216-21. 2009..Through ethnography in a small rural U.S. city, we examined low-income Mexican immigrant caregivers' interpretations of their children's dental symptoms and evaluations of the need for treatment...
- Reasons for self-medication and perceptions of risk among Mexican migrant farm workersSarah Horton
Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO 80217 3364, USA
J Immigr Minor Health 14:664-72. 2012..Finally, we show that rather than remaining unaware of the risks of following this custom "transported from Latin America", Mexican migrants devised an elaborate hierarchy of resort of the safest self-medication practices to follow...
- Medical returns: seeking health care in MexicoSarah Horton
University of Colorado, Denver College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Department of Anthropology, Denver, CO 80217 3364, USA
Soc Sci Med 72:1846-52. 2011..In short, we suggest that the perceived contrast in cultures of medicine derives from the difference in organization of health care services on each side of the border...
- Stigmatized biologies: Examining the cumulative effects of oral health disparities for Mexican American farmworker childrenSarah Horton
Department of Anthropology, University of Colorado, Denver, USA
Med Anthropol Q 24:199-219. 2010..An examination of the long-term effects of farmworker children's ECC illustrates the ways that market-based health care systems can create embodied differences that in turn reproduce a system of social inequality...
- A mother's heart is weighed down with stones: a phenomenological approach to the experience of transnational motherhoodSarah Horton
Department of Anthropology, University of Colorado, Denver, CO 80217 3364, USA
Cult Med Psychiatry 33:21-40. 2009..Through analysis of the narratives of undocumented Salvadoran mothers residing in the U.S., I show how the strain of such mothers' undocumented status is lived and shouldered within the intersubjective space of the family...
- Different subjects: the health care system's participation in the differential construction of the cultural citizenship of Cuban refugees and Mexican immigrantsSarah Horton
Department of Social Medicine, Harvard University, USA
Med Anthropol Q 18:472-89. 2004..I show that this negative construction of Mexican immigrants' moral worth leads to unmet health needs and poor health outcomes...
- The double burden on safety net providers: placing health disparities in the context of the privatization of health care in the USSarah Horton
University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
Soc Sci Med 63:2702-14. 2006..This study is relevant for the health care of the poor in all health care systems considering restructuring along managerial principles to increase system 'efficiencies.'..