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Sharmila Rudrappa, Director BUR 480, Mailcode A2200, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-232-6427

CAAS Speaker Series

Fri, October 24, 2008 • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM • ACES 2.302, Avaya Auditorium

"Enforcing Dependency: Immigrant Mothers and Health Care Access."

This presentation investigates how recent changes in immigration and welfare policies have affected prenatal care access for low-income immigrant women in California. The politics of health care access serves as an important venue from which to understand the shifting boundaries of belonging, sense of entitlement, and the role of immigrants in U.S. society. More specifically, Dr. Park argues that

Dr. Park's research interests includes welfare and immigration policy for children of immigrants, immigrant work, labor, environmental inequality, and immigrant women's health feminist theory.

Sponsored by: The Center for Asian American Studies


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