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Le "non-recours" aux soins des populations précaires. Constructions et réceptions des normes.

Abstract : Precarious populations are the ones who still have difficulties in access and use of healthcare, whereas their health is far more damaged than the rest of the population. These statements common to several studies question the effectiveness of the offer – social insurance and health services – developed in France since the 1990's to encourage health access for all. In this context, the non-take-up issue in the health sector is most relevant. We can tackle this issue through a number of indicators, e.g. healthcare delay and renunciation of healthcare. This doctoral thesis is an attempt at proposing a qualitative analysis of the non-take-up determinants of healthcare, paying particular attention to individual positioning and norm issues. The field study, conducted in several sanitary and social institutions, uses tools and methods of interpretative sociology. This approach while putting in light the meaning of non-taking-up situations for concerned people, enables us to question the meaning of medical norms for individuals. Thus leads us to come back to current non-take-up construction as a “problem” or a “risk”. In many times, this one is not lived like this but, on the contrary, reflects preferences and actions which take place in specific social context. This doctoral thesis returns to public policy the possibility to define social needs from theses situations.
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Antoine Rode. Le "non-recours" aux soins des populations précaires. Constructions et réceptions des normes.. Sociologie. Université Pierre Mendès-France - Grenoble II, 2010. Français. ⟨tel-00488403⟩



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