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Gossip and the Everyday Production of Politics (review)

Gossip and the Everyday Production of Politics (review) book and media reviews 253 areas, and overseas treatment schemes, than is presently allowed to them? unless donor funded, eat up health- Should they embrace migration and sector budgets. Keeping professionally make brain drain more positive? This qualified health staff in remote rural would mean investing in an education areas is a challenge for all Pacific system that produces many highly Island states, where not only nationals skilled migrants, assuming that the may refuse to serve but also doctors benefits will flow back to the Islands recruited from other developing coun- in the form of remittances and other tries. In some states this is related to forms of support for their families poor governance, where health centers back home. and rural hospitals have been allowed The book is written in an accessible to become dilapidated, lacking drugs style and is likely to be of interest to and equipment, with staff salaries general readers who follow social and sporadically paid. economic trends in the contemporary The book explores in detail how Pacific. It will also be a particularly skilled health workers make deci- useful resource for academic teaching sions to migrate or remain at home and research in the interdisciplinary http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Contemporary Pacific University of Hawai'I Press

Gossip and the Everyday Production of Politics (review)

The Contemporary Pacific , Volume 23 (1) – Mar 26, 2011

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University of Hawai'I Press
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Copyright © 2011 University of Hawai'i Press.
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1527-9464

Abstract

book and media reviews 253 areas, and overseas treatment schemes, than is presently allowed to them? unless donor funded, eat up health- Should they embrace migration and sector budgets. Keeping professionally make brain drain more positive? This qualified health staff in remote rural would mean investing in an education areas is a challenge for all Pacific system that produces many highly Island states, where not only nationals skilled migrants, assuming that the may refuse to serve but also doctors benefits will flow back to the Islands recruited from other developing coun- in the form of remittances and other tries. In some states this is related to forms of support for their families poor governance, where health centers back home. and rural hospitals have been allowed The book is written in an accessible to become dilapidated, lacking drugs style and is likely to be of interest to and equipment, with staff salaries general readers who follow social and sporadically paid. economic trends in the contemporary The book explores in detail how Pacific. It will also be a particularly skilled health workers make deci- useful resource for academic teaching sions to migrate or remain at home and research in the interdisciplinary

Journal

The Contemporary PacificUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Mar 26, 2011

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