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Nurses in the Political Arena: The Public Face of Nursing / Edition 1
     

Nurses in the Political Arena: The Public Face of Nursing / Edition 1

by Harriet R. Feldman
 

ISBN-10: 0826113311

ISBN-13: 9780826113313

Pub. Date: 09/05/2000

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

This book was written to encourage nurses to become involved in the political process– by running for office, seeking appointments, or becoming active on some level in local government.The authors interviewed 46 nurses who hold or have run for public office– from Members of Congress to local aldermen.Theses nurses share their

Overview

This book was written to encourage nurses to become involved in the political process– by running for office, seeking appointments, or becoming active on some level in local government.The authors interviewed 46 nurses who hold or have run for public office– from Members of Congress to local aldermen.Theses nurses share their experiences on everything from getting informed on the issues, getting involved in a political party, presenting the right image, to fundraising.A chapter on nurses who have made use of the public arena in the past includes figures such as Lillian Wald, Lavinia Dock, and Margaret Sanger.Nurses have inside knowledge of health issues and the trust of the public.Here is a handbook that can help nurses realize their leadership potential.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826113313
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
09/05/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

    Acknowledgements
    Foreword by Claire Fagin
    Introduction
  1. Nurses in the Political Process: The Face that No One Sees
  2. Historical Perspective on Nurses Active in the Political Process
  3. Nurses in the Political Arena: The Face the Public Sees
  4. Nurses’ Action on Social Issues
  5. Negotiating the Political Process: Lessons Learned
  6. Creating Political Opportunities

  7. Appendix A: List of Nurses Interviewed for this Book
    Appendix B: Organizations, Web Sites, and Audio-Visuals
    Appenix C: Campaign Posters and Photographs

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