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Vanya Kovačič

friends and family” (P58, administration and management, M). Some individual patients receive an even greater share of attention, and nurses in particular develop a strong sense of attachment to them. This aspect became obvious when one of the paediatric patients, a boy with a lively personality, left the hospital. One of the expatriates described the boy’s character: “He had like really personal way about

in Reconstructing lives
Vanya Kovačič

interview MSF staff and examine their opinions. The in-depth interviews I conducted with ninety-nine members of staff 3 represented almost half of all the employees (209) at the RSP. Staff who participated in the interviews had medical and non-medical profiles, and I included expatriates and non-expatriates. I interviewed representatives from all hospital departments, including administration

in Reconstructing lives
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Negotiating sovereign claims in Oaxacan post-mortem repatriation
Lars Ove Trans

consciousness among the migrant population in which, following the words of the consul, ‘they never forget that they are Mexicans and their dreams are to go back in one way or the other’. The message conveyed is that their identity and final loyalty remain unchanged even as the migrants integrate and assimilate themselves into US society – a view also reflected in the changes made to the Mexican Constitution to allow Mexican expatriates to retain their Mexican citizenship even as they gain a new citizenship in their country of residence. In practice, however, such sentiments

in Governing the dead
Can F. G. Bailey’s toolbox aid our understanding of irrigation bureaucracies?
Namika Raby

requests from him: help maintain the farmer organization’s independence, clear demarcation of responsibilities and duties of the farmer organization; 7 state facilitation of not only production but also marketing; provide services targeting enterprising farmers and award recognition to such farmers and train them further with Indigenous and expatriate knowledge; adjust the farmer

in The anthropology of power, agency, and morality
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Vanya Kovačič

caused MSF to become the subject of internal and external criticism due to the lack of quality in the care they were able to provide. The brisk rotation of the expatriate surgeons, lack of standardization of surgical protocols, and inefficient recruitment of patients came under a critical lens. MSF responded with an attempt to professionalize its surgical activities, which led to surgical training for a

in Reconstructing lives
From colonial to cross-cultural psychiatry in Nigeria
Matthew M. Heaton

psychiatric circles for its innovative approach. It shunned the notion of psychiatric hospital as custodial asylum, and instead focused heavily on treating voluntary psychoneurotic patients on an outpatient basis, a characteristic that greatly influenced Lambo's approach towards clinical practice (Jones, Rahaman and Woolven, 2007 ). When he returned to Nigeria Lambo immediately began to do things very differently than previous expatriate experts. Rather than work within the colonial-era construct that Western-styled psychiatric care was too expensive and culturally

in Global health and the new world order
Gendered desire in the narratives of women from post-socialist countries in Italy and Finland
Anastasia Diatlova
Lena Näre

. ‘“ It got very debauched, very Dubai!”: performances of heterosexuality amongst single British expatriates .’ Social and Cultural Geography 8 ( 4 ): 507 – 535 . Walsh , K. 2009 . ‘ Geographies of the heart in transnational spaces: love and

in Borders of desire