Women, Work and Migration: Nursing in Australia

Author:   Diane van den Broek (University of Sydney Business School, Australia) ,  Dimitria Groutsis (University of Sydney Business School, Australia)
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
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9780367140649


Pages:   136
Publication Date:   05 November 2019
Format:   Hardback
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This book looks at the migration and work experiences of six women who have migrated to Australia from China; Zimbabwe; South Korea; the United Kingdom; India and the Philippines. It sets their journeys out into three distinct periods of migration, including the first period of their lives when they reflect on their experiences growing up with their immediate families and the factors that encouraged them to gravitate towards a nursing career. The second period covers time when each of these women begin to think about where their career in nursing might taken them. During this phase, these women take their first steps to leave their home country and migrate to Australia, often after several countries in between. The final section allows the reader to understand how these women initially experienced Australia when they first arrived and how they faced challenges both personally and professionally after arrival in their new place to call home. The discussions within these three sections cover both professional and personal/familial reflections, where differences in nursing identity between sending and destination country is discussed alongside the adjustments that the women needed to make to overcome loneliness and to successfully integrate into new organizational environments. Each chapter analyses migration as a life course, which considers why nurses leave their home country and find a new place to call home. Furthermore, if they find themselves thinking about returning to their country of birth; how or if they maintain transnational links, and how identity and ethnicity shape these responses. These life trajectories are underscored by an historical context setting of nursing migration to Australia in the opening chapter offering unique insights into the changing process of migration, accreditation, registration and settlement of nurses in Australia. The book will be of value to researchers, academics, and students interested in gender studies, career and migration, health and nursing, and international HRM.

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Author:   Diane van den Broek (University of Sydney Business School, Australia) ,  Dimitria Groutsis (University of Sydney Business School, Australia)
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   Routledge
ISBN:  

9780367140649


ISBN 10:   0367140640
Pages:   136
Publication Date:   05 November 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 1. Introduction and overview of the Book 2. Migration, Nursing and the Australian Health System 3. Jo (South Korea): Coming to terms with the sight of blood! 4. Mei Fang (China): Steering the inner drive (diligence) 5. Pinky (Philippines): A long way home (desperation) 6. Cynthia (Zimbabwe): Don't call me sister! (curiosity) 7. Sheila (United Kingdom): How you can do It! (lifestyle) 8. Simmi (India): The Army, the navy and beyond (betterment) 9. Conclusion Author Notes References Index

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Diane van den Broek is an Associate Professor of Work and Organisational Studies at the University of Sydney Business School, Australia. Dimitria Groutsis is the Program Director of the Dalyell Scholars Stream and Associate Professor of Work and Organisational Studies at the University of Sydney Business School, Australia.

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