The Politics of Nursing Knowledge
By (author) Anne Marie Rafferty
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Politics of Nursing Knowledge by Anne Marie Rafferty
Book DescriptionThe Politics of Nursing Knowledge puts into context the historical factors which have shaped and sometimes limited the development of nurse education. Anne Marie Rafferty makes a critical reappraisal of Florence Nightingale's vision of nursing and looks at how training and policy-making have evolved from the origins of hospital reform in the 1860s to the start of the National Health Service in 1948. Highlighting the contemporary issues confronting all those in training, the book questions the extent to which nursing fits into the mould of both a profession and an academic discipline. Based on substantial new research, The Politics of Nursing Knowledge is a valuable resource for nursing students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415114912
(216mm x 138mm x 21mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Nov-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Politics of Nursing Knowledge, Paperback (November 1996)» View all books by Anne Marie Rafferty
Focusing on the evolution of training and policy-making and highlighting contemporary issues confronting those in training, Anne-Marie Rafferty analyses how far nursing fits into the mould of both a profession and an academic discipline.
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