Perspectives on Nursing Theory

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  • Edition: 5th
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  • Copyright: 2007-12-07
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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This book is an anthology of classic and contemporary nursing articles that address various theoretical and philosophical perspectives on the nature of theory and knowledge development. It is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the important discussions taking place regarding the structures and processes of knowledge building in nursing. "Doody's Core Titles 2009."

Table of Contents

Structures of Nursing Knowledge
Nursing Theory and Practice: Connecting the Dots
Philosophy, Science,Theory: Interrelationships and Implications for Nursing Research
Nursing Questions That Science Cannot Answer
The Relationship Between Theory and Research: A Double Helix
Theoretical Thinking in Nursing: Problems and Prospects
Levels of Theoretical Thinking in Nursing
Historical Contexts of Nursing Knowledge Development
A Non-Theorist's Perspective on Nursing Theory: Issues of the 1990's
The Rhetoric of Rupture: Nursing as a Practice With a History?
Nursing: Whose Discipline Is It Anyway?
An Analysis of Changing Trends in Philosophies of Science on Nursing Theory Development and Testing
Nursing Reformation: Historical Reflections and Philosophic Foundations
Theoretical Thinking in Practice
Toward Compassionate Action: Pragmatism and the Inseparability of Theory/Practice
The Practitioner as Theorist
Theorizing the Knowledge That Nurses Use in the Conduct of Their Work
Practical Inquiry/Theory in Nursing
Intelligent Nursing: Accounting for Knowledge as Action in Practice
Nursing Theory as a Guide to Practice
The Role of Theory in Improving Patient Safety and Quality Health Care
Transforming Practice Knowledge Into Nursing Knowledge-A Revisionist Analysis of Peplau
Nursing Philosophies and Paradigms
Nursing Science and the Space Age
A Philosophic Analysis of Evidence-Based Nursing: Recurrent Themes, Metanarratives, and Exemplar Cases
Commentary on Neomodernism and Evidence-Based Nursing: Implications for the Production of Nursing Knowledge
From a Plethora of Paradigms to Parsimony in Worldviews
Prevailing Paradigms in Nursing
A Multiparadigm Approach to Nursing
Toward a Complementary Perspective on Worldviews
Philosophies of Science and Knowledge Development
Understanding Paradigms Used for Nursing Research
Bridging the Gulf Between Science and Action: The "New Fuzzies" of Neopragmatism
Nursing's Syntax Revisited: A Critique of Philosophies Said to Influence Nursing Theories
Unity of Knowledge in the Advancement of Nursing Knowledge
The Problematic Allure of the Binary in Nursing Theoretical Discourse
Nursing as Means of Governmentality
Judgements Without Rules: Towards a Postmodern Ironist Concept of Research Validity
Paradigms Lost, Paradigms Regained: Defending Nursing Against a Single Reading of Postmodernism
Epistemologies, Evidence,and Practice
Evidence for Practice, Epistemology, and Critical Reflection
Knowledge Development and Evidence-Based Practice: Insights and Opportunities From a Postcolonial Feminist Perspective for Transformative Nursing Practice
Mediating the Meaning of Evidence Through Epistemological Diversity
Fundamental Patterns of Knowing in Nursing
Nursing Epistemology:Traditions, Insights, Questions
Patterns of Knowing: Review, Critique, and Update
On Nursing Theories and Evidence
Tools for Theory Development
Scientific Inquiry in Nursing: A Model for a New Age
Concept Analysis: Examining the State of the Science
ConceptAdvancement: Extending Science Through Concept-Driven Research
Empowerment: Reformulation of a Non-Rogerian Concept
Congruence Between Existing Theories of Family Functioning and Nursing Theories
Development of Situation-Specific Theories: An Integrative Approach
Middle Range Theory: Spinning Research and Practice to Create Knowledge for the New Millennium
Characteristics and Criteria of Nursing Theories
Theories: Components, Development, Evaluation
From Practice to Midrange Theory and Back Again: Beck's Theory of Postpartum Depression
A Theory of Theories: A Position Paper
Perspectives on Nursing Theory
Criteria for Evaluation of Theory
Parse's Criteria for Evaluation of Theory With a Comparison of Fawcett's and Parse's Approaches
Ethics Inquiry
Integration of Nursing Theory and Nursing Ethics
NursingTheorizing as an Ethical Endeavor
Relational Narrative:The Postmodern Turn in Nursing Ethics
A PluralistView of Nursing Ethics
IsThere a Unique Nursing Ethic?
Philosophic Views on Nursing and Its Practice
The Focus of the Discipline of Nursing
An Ontological View of Advanced Practice Nursing
Nursing:The Ontology of the Discipline
Nursing as Normative Praxis
An Integrative Framework for Conceptualizing Clients:A Proposal for a Nursing Perspective in the New Century
Nursing as a Practice Rather Than Art or a Science
What Is Nursing Science?
Future Directions for Nursing Theory
A Treatise on Nursing Knowledge Development for the 21st Century: Beyond Postmodernism
The Unrecognized Paradigm Shift in Nursing: Implications, Problems, and Possibilities
Philosophy of Technology and Nursing
The PracticeTurn in Nursing Epistemology
Nursing Praxis and the Science of the Unique
A Unitary Participatory Vision of Nursing Knowledge
Author Index
Subject Index
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