Affiliation: University of Colorado Denver
- 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...
- Medical returns as class transformation: situating migrants' medical returns within a framework of transnationalismSarah B Horton
Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, Colorado 80217 3364, USA
Med Anthropol 32:417-32. 2013..Thus crossing the border enabled a dual class transformation, as Mexican migrants transitioned from Medicaid recipients to cash-paying patients, and from poor rural peasants to 'returning royalty.' ..
- 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...
- 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....