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- Taylor and Francis 1997; US$ 230.00
Papua New Guinea is the first book to explore the economic development of this socially complex, rapidly changing nation. Subjects discussed include: * rapid economic growth and political conflict * civil war on the island of Bougainville * population growth and urbanisation * mining: gold, copper and environmental conflicts * uneven development... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 42.95
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... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 44.95
For more than a quarter of a century there has been significant international migration of skilled health workers, but in the last decades, with critical changes in both sending and receiving countries, few parts of the world are now unaffected by the consequences of the migration of health workers, either as sources, destinations or sometimes both.... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00
The international migration of health workers has been described by Nelson Mandela as the 'poaching' of desperately needed skills from under-privileged regions. This book examines the history of skilled migration, and explores the economic rationale behind the rise of a complex global market in qualified migrants and its multifaceted outcomes. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95
Sound Tracks is the first comprehensive book on the new geography of popular music, examining the complex links between places, music and cultural identities. It provides an interdisciplinary perspective on local, national and global scenes, from the 'Mersey' and 'Icelandic' sounds to 'world music', and explores the diverse meanings of music in a... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 180.00
The numbers of workers employed on a temporary basis has grown massively over the last few decades. The benefits to firms of hiring workers on a temporary basis are clear and generally can be reduced to their cheaper short term cost. The status of workers employed in this manner however means that they are less likely to receive the same rights as... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2005; US$ 54.95
Music and Tourism is the first book to comprehensively examine the links between travel and music. It combines contemporary and historical analysis of the economic and social impact of music tourism, with discussions of the cultural politics of authenticity and identity. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00
This ebook examines a range of issue, challenges and responses relating to temporary workers and human resource management. Although the issues and challenges are significant - including regulatory compliance and safety management - there is a shortage of literature examining temporary work and HRM. Although an OECD (2002) report suggested that there... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95
Over the past ten years there has been a massive growth in call centres worldwide. These centres are said to represent the most dynamic growth area in white-collar employment internationally since the mid 1990s. Yet the footloose and global nature of the industry means that jobs will always be susceptible to outsourced operations, ICT developments,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 196.00
In two regions where tourism is of considerable economic importance, eastern Asia and the Pacific, there have been remarkably few studies of the impacts of tourism in rural areas. Moreover, the shift towards ecotourism, touted as a more environmentally benign form of tourism, has extended the reach of tourism into more remote and fragile environments.... more...