Feminism and Public Health Nursing: Partners for Health
Leipert, Beverly D. Rn, Ba, Bsn, Msn, PhD, Scholarly Inquiry for Nursing Practice
It is a well-known fact that nursing and feminism have enjoyed an uneasy alliance. In recent years, however, nursing has begun to recognize the importance of feminism. Nevertheless, the literature still rarely addresses the relevance of feminism for public health nursing. In this article, I articulate the relevance of feminism for public health nursing knowledge and practice. First, I define and describe feminism and public health nursing and then I discuss the importance of feminism for public health nursing practice. The importance of feminism for the metaparadigm concepts of public health nursing is then reviewed. Finally, I examine several existing challenges relating to feminism and …
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Publication information: Article title: Feminism and Public Health Nursing: Partners for Health. Contributors: Leipert, Beverly D. Rn, Ba, Bsn, Msn, PhD - Author. Journal title: Scholarly Inquiry for Nursing Practice. Volume: 15. Issue: 1 Publication date: January 1, 2001. Page number: 49+. © Springer Publishing Company 1996. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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