Recruitment and retention of professional labour: The health workforce at settlement level

Dean B. Carson*, Elizabeth Wenghofer, Patrick Timony, Adrian Schoo, Peter Berggren, Brian Charters, Daniel R. White, Ana Vuin, Jaimee Garrett

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Settlements at the Edge examines the evolution, characteristics, functions and shifting economic basis of settlements in sparsely populated areas of developed nations. With a focus on demographic change, the book features theoretical and applied cases which explore the interface between demography, economy, well-being and the environment. This book offers a comprehensive and insightful knowledge base for understanding the role of population in shaping the development and histories of northern sparsely populated areas of developed nations including Alaska (USA), Australia, Canada, Greenland, Norway, Russia, Sweden, Finland and other nations with territories within the Arctic Circle.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSettlements at the Edge
Subtitle of host publicationRemote Human Settlements in Developed Nations
EditorsAndrew Taylor, Dean B Carson, Prescott Ensign, Lee Husky, Rasmus O Rasmussen, Gertrude Saxinger
Place of PublicationCheltenham, UK
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing
Number of pages17
ISBN (Electronic)9781784711962
ISBN (Print)9781784711955
Publication statusPrint publication - 30 Sept 2016
Externally publishedYes

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Funding Information:
Support for VA/CMS data provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs , VA Health Services Research and Development Service , VA Information Resource Center (Project Numbers SDR 02-237 and 98-004 ). This study was funded by Sanofi Pasteur .


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