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Anne-Marie Rafferty - The Politics of Nursing Knowledge - 9780415114929 - KEX0304490
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The Politics of Nursing Knowledge

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Description for The Politics of Nursing Knowledge Paperback. 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. Num Pages: 304 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; MQC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 138 x 17. Weight in Grams: 386. Good copy 8vo. .Illustrated.The History of Nursing and Hospital Histories.
The 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, ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Routledge
Condition
Used, Very Good
Number of Pages
304
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780415114929
SKU
KEX0304490
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-1

Reviews for The Politics of Nursing Knowledge
'Each page is profoundly thought-provoking...Those ignoring this book deprive themselves of an academic, professional and literary treasure. The nursing profession should feel indebted to its author.' - International History of Nursing Journal 'Beautifully written. This book is the work of a true scholar.' - James P. Smith, Editor, Journal of Advanced Nursing 'This book ... Read more

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