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Author Malka, Susan Gelfand.

Title Daring to care : American nursing and second-wave feminism / Susan Gelfand Malka.

Publication Info. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2007]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  610.73 M251D    Check Shelf
Description xiii, 219 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Note Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Maryland College Park, 2003.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-211) and index.
Contents List of figures -- Acknowledgments -- List of abbreviations -- Introduction -- pt. 1. Nursing in the postwar period -- 1. Hospitals, hierarchies, and the duty to care -- 2. Nursing education in the age of the apron -- 3. Reforming and liberating nursing education -- pt. 2. Nursing and equality feminism -- 4. Nursing education and the end of the apron -- 5. Nursing work, culture, and identity -- pt. 3. Nursing in the era of difference feminism -- 6. Nursing and the feminist enlightenment -- 7. New pathways for nurses -- Epilogue : A more inclusive history -- Notes -- Index.
Summary Arguing that feminism helped to end nursing's subordination to medicine and provided nurses with greater autonomy and professional status, the author examines the impact of second-wave feminism on the nursing field since the 1960s.
Subject Nursing -- United States -- History.
Feminism -- United States -- History.
Nurses -- United States -- Social conditions.
History of Nursing.
United States.
Education, Nursing -- history.
Feminism -- history.
History, 20th Century.
Women's Rights -- history.
Feminism. (OCoLC)fst00922671
Nurses -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01041682
Nursing. (OCoLC)fst01041731
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
United States.
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Online version: Malka, Susan Gelfand. Daring to care. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2007 (OCoLC)607705184
Online version: Malka, Susan Gelfand. Daring to care. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2007 (OCoLC)608203003
ISBN 9780252032479 (cloth) (alk. paper)
0252032470 (cloth) (alk. paper)
9780252074813 (pbk.) (alk. paper)
0252074815 (pbk.) (alk. paper)
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