4Representatives and Social Worlds in the Transnational Human Resource Management of Nurse Labour

How can ‘transnational’ managerial practices be situated and, therefore, empirically examined? How can transnational feminist theory be analytically practiced by drawing attention to the politics of location and the politics of knowledge production? This chapter grapples with these questions and proposes a methodology to situate empirical elements within the transnational management of nurses: a historically gendered and racialised occupation.

In practice, the transnational management of nurses is not limited to one general situation but multiple diverse situations, and encompasses multiple representatives, organisations, and discourses of authority ...

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