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Inside Nursing: A Critical Ethnography of Clinical Nursing Practice / Edition 1

Inside Nursing: A Critical Ethnography of Clinical Nursing Practice / Edition 1

by Annette Fay Street
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By exploring and analyzing the experiences and impressions of nurses, Annette Fay Street provides an intimate account of clinical practice and what those experiences mean in the profession. She highlights the realities and daily conflicts with which clinical nurses must deal, and offers insights into the culture and thinking that informs and transforms their work.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900791408048
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 01/01/1992
Series: SUNY Series, Teacher Empowerment and School Reform Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 316
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Annette Fay Street is Director of the Center for Studies in Pediatric Nursing at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne, Australia.

Table of Contents





Henry A. Giroux and Peter L. McLaren

1. Reflections on a Journey of Exploration into the World of Clinical Nurses

2. Situating the Journey

3. The Doctor Knows Best

4. You Know What Women Are Like!

5. Forget the Study—Real Nursing Is Learned on the Job

6. Reading the Map Symbols: Key Concepts

7. Charting the Theoretical Terrain

8. Planning the Route

9. Exploring the Uncharted Country

10. Now You See Me, Now You Don't

11. She's Just a Born Nurse

12. Yes, But You'll Never Change That!

13. If I Knew More I Could Do More

14. Everyone Knows That!



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