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Social Construction of Community Nursing : The Future of a Profession - Anne Kelly

Social Construction of Community Nursing

The Future of a Profession

Paperback Published: August 2003
ISBN: 9780333750063
Number Of Pages: 240

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This volume combines an analysis of policies which have shaped community nursing from the 19th century with an exploration of trends and developments. It is illustrated throughout with examples of responses to contemporary policies.

'This book should be a core text on any community nursing degree program and highly recommended to any practitioner who is trying to come to terms with the rapid rate of change in primary healthcare...offer a challenging analysis of what the place and purpose of community nursing has been and might be in the new NHS.' - Dr Claire Goodman, JCN Book Reviews

List of Figures and Tables
Foreword
Acknowledgements
List of Acronyms
The Construction of Community Nursingp. 1
Public Health and Social Order: The Construction and Consolidation of Community Nursing before the NHSp. 7
The Welfare State, Social Democracy and the Nation's Healthp. 40
Constructing Communities: Policies and Culturesp. 76
Self-Portrayal: Community Nurses' Involvement in Constructing their Own Identitiesp. 109
Concepts of Community Nursingp. 113
Constructions of Community Nursing Rolesp. 129
The Front-Line: Community Nursing, Policies of Community and Governmentalityp. 145
Reconstructing an Image for the Twenty-first Centuryp. 173
Bibliographyp. 193
Indexp. 207
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ISBN: 9780333750063
ISBN-10: 0333750063
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: August 2003
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.7  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.37
Edition Number: 1

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