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Limitations on Universality: The “Right to Health†and the Necessity of Legal Nationality


  • Lindsey N. Kingston
  • Elizabeth F. Cohen


  • Christopher P. Morley



The fact that statelessness as a concept is largely absent from the medical literature has been on e of the central motivatin factor for this essay which aims for a discussion, primarily to illustrate the need for further monitoring of health access issues by the medical community, and for a great deal more research into the effects of statelessness upon access to healthcare. This is important both as a theoretical issue, in light of the recognition by many of healthcare as a universal right, as well as an empirical fact that requires further exploration and amelioration.

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  • Lindsey N. Kingston & Elizabeth F. Cohen & Christopher P. Morley, 2010. "Limitations on Universality: The “Right to Health†and the Necessity of Legal Nationality," Working Papers id:2564, eSocialSciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:2564
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    right to health; healthcare; international; individuals; accessible; globe; central; motivating factor; medical literature; community; empirical; exploration; amelioration;

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