9780415542371

The International Migration of Health Workers

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415542371

  • ISBN10:

    0415542375

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2/23/2012
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

This volume provides the first detailed overview of the growing phenomenon of the international migration of skilled health workers. The contributors focus on who migrates, why they migrate, what the outcomes are for them and their extended families, what their experiences in the workforce are, and ultimately, the extent to which this expanding migration flow has a relationship to development issues. It therefore provides new, interdisciplinary reflections on such core issues as brain drain, gender roles, remittances and sustainable development at a time when there has never been greater interest in the migration of health workers.

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