The Politics of Nursing Knowledge

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1996-11-07
  • Publisher: Routledge

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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. This title available in eBook format. Click here for more information . Visit our eBookstore at: www.ebookstore.tandf.co.uk .

Author Biography

Anne Marie Rafferty is Director of the Centre for Policy in Nursing Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and Research Associate at the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, University of Oxford.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. vii
Abbreviationsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
Reformatory Rhetoricp. 9
The Character of Training and Training of Characterp. 23
Registration Revisitedp. 42
The Nurses' Registration Actp. 68
Crisis and Conflict in the Caretaker Council (1919-23)p. 96
The Education Policy of the General Nursing Council (1919-32)p. 113
Commission and Committee in Nurse Education Policy (1930-9)p. 139
Nationalising Nursing Education (1939-48)p. 157
Conclusionp. 182
Notesp. 193
Bibliographyp. 256
Indexp. 287
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