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The International Migration of Health Workers

Ethics, Rights and Justice

Editors: Shah, R. (Ed.)

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Experts from ethicists and political philosophers to clinicians and trade unionists seek answers to a number of key ethical questions to further a deeper understanding of the ethics of health worker migration.

About the authors

STAFFAN BERGSTRÖM has been professor and chair of International Health at the Division of Global Health (IHCAR) at the Karolinska institutet in Stockholm, Sweden since 1996 PHILLIP COLE is Professor of Applied Philosophy at the University of Wales, Newport, UK LISA A ECKENWILER is Associate Professor of Philosophy in the Department of Philosophy and in the Department of Health Administration and Policy at George Mason University, USA NIR EYAL is Assistant Professor in Global Health and Social Medicine (Medical Ethics) at the Harvard Medical School and at Harvard University's Program in Ethics and Health, USA GIULIA GRECO is a PhD candidate in Health Economics at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK SAMIA A HURST is Assistant professor of Bioethics at Geneva University's medical school in Switzerland, RONALD LABONTÉ is a Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, and Canada Research Chair in Globalization and Health Equity at the Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Canada HARRY LESSER is a retired Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Manchester University, UK COLLEEN MCNEIL-WALSH is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Northampton and PhD student at the University of Birmingham, UK CORINNE PACKER is Senior Researcher at the University of Ottawa's Institute of Population Health, Canada ANNE RAUSTØL is a PhD student at the Department of Philosophy, University of Reading, UK, and an assistant professor at the School of Nursing, Diakonhjemmet University College, Norway VIVIEN RUNNELS is a PhD student in Population Health, and a research associate of the Globalization and Health Equity Research Unit, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada ALEX SAGER is Assistant Professor of philosophy and university studies at Portland State University, Canada NICK SIGLER is currently Head of International Relations for UNISON, Britain's largest public service trade union. JEREMY SNYDER is Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Introduction The International Migration of Health Workers: Ethics, Rights and Justice

    Shah, Rebecca S.

    Pages 1-8

  • International Migration of Health Professionals: Towards a Multidimensional Framework for Analysis and Policy Response

    Greco, Giulia

    Pages 9-24

  • Care Worker Migration and Global Health Equity: Thinking Ecologically

    Eckenwiler, Lisa A.

    Pages 25-43

  • Does the Migration of Health Workers Bring Benefits to the Countries They Leave Behind?

    Packer, Corinne (et al.)

    Pages 44-61

  • Conflicting Obligations in the International Migration of Health Workers

    Snyder, Jeremy

    Pages 62-77

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The International Migration of Health Workers
Book Subtitle
Ethics, Rights and Justice
Editors
  • R. Shah
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-30729-2
DOI
10.1057/9780230307292
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-22441-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-30941-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 223
Number of Illustrations
3 b/w illustrations
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