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Author Roberts, Joan I.

Title Feminism and nursing : an historical perspective on power, status, and political activism in the nursing profession / Joan I. Roberts and Thetis M. Group
Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1995

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Description xxiv, 369 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Ch. 1. "Awake, Ye Women, Awake!" Perspectives on Florence Nightingale -- Ch. 2. Nursing Leaders as Activists and Feminists -- Ch. 3. The Paradox: Nurses as Healers in "Men's Horrible Wars" -- Ch. 4. The Lively Debate: Nurses and Suffrage, the Equal Rights Amendment, and Social Reform -- Ch. 5. "What We May Become": The Sounds of Transition -- Ch. 6. The Turning Point: Nurses Connect with the Women's Movement -- Ch. 7. Poking Heads out of Their Apolitical Bonnets: Nurses Zero in on Gender, Power, and Leadership in the 1970s -- Ch. 8. "Ride the White Horse Yourself!" Women's Culture, Feminism, and Nursing in the 1980s -- Ch. 9. Where Will Nurses' Militancy Lead?
Analysis Nursing
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 337-355
Subject Feminism.
Nurses -- Political activity.
Nursing -- History.
Nurses.
Nursing -- Political aspects.
Nursing -- Social aspects.
Nursing.
Political science.
Politics, Practical.
Women's rights.
Nursing.
History of Nursing.
Nurses.
Politics.
Women's Rights.
History of Nursing.
Nurses.
Nursing.
Politics.
Women's Rights.
Author Group, Thetis M.
LC no. 94033756
ISBN 0275949168 (alk. paper)
0275951200 (paperback)