Many Voices: Toward Caring Culture in Healthcare and Healing

Many Voices: Toward Caring Culture in Healthcare and Healing

by Kathryn H. Kavanagh
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0299197646

ISBN-13: 9780299197643

Pub. Date: 06/28/2004

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press

Many Voices explores the relationships and the tensions at the intersection of caring in the context of health, and culture. As the social voices of diverse groups are increasingly acknowledged in healthcare, ideological frictions between goals of assimilation and of diversity and multiculturalism remain unsolved. Caring (or its opposite, neglect) mediates in

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Many Voices explores the relationships and the tensions at the intersection of caring in the context of health, and culture. As the social voices of diverse groups are increasingly acknowledged in healthcare, ideological frictions between goals of assimilation and of diversity and multiculturalism remain unsolved. Caring (or its opposite, neglect) mediates in health-related encounters in ways that are often described more rhetorically than realistically. Here are the issues as they are experienced.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780299197643
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date:
06/28/2004
Series:
Interpretive Studies in Healthcare and the Human Sciences
Edition description:
1
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordix
Acknowledgmentsxv
An Introduction: Caring and Culture in Interpretation and Practice3
1.Difference, Dialogue, Dialectics: A Study of Caring and Self-Harm21
2."These Are the Children We Hold Dear"62
3.Personal Dialogue on Connecting Caring: A Journey105
4.Prejudice, Paradox, and Possibility: The Experience of Nursing People from Cultures Other Than One's Own140
5.Cultivating Stories of Care181
6.Preceptors as the Champions of the New Nurse: The Context in Which Student Nurses Learn the Culture of Caring218
Contributors263
Index267

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