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Toward Caring Culture in Healthcare and Healing, Volume 3
Edited by Kathryn H. Kavanagh and Virginia Knowlden
Interpretive Studies in Healthcare and the Human Sciences
Nancy L. Diekelmann, Series Editor, Pamela M. Ironside, Series Assistant Editor
The third volume in an acclaimed nursing series, Many Voices explores the connections and tensions at the intersection of caring, health, and culture. As the voices of diverse groups are increasingly acknowledged in healthcare, ideological frictions among goals such as assimilation, pluralism, and multiculturalism remain unsolved. Caring (or its opposite, neglect or violence) mediates in health-related encounters in ways that are often described more rhetorically than realistically. This book highlights the issues as they are lived and experienced.
This is volume 3 in the series, Interpretive Studies in Healthcare and the Human Sciences
Kathryn Hopkins Kavanagh is a medical anthropologist and a lecturer at the University of Maryland. Virginia Knowlden is professor emerita and former chair of the Saint Joseph College Division of Nursing.
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LC: 2003022355 RT
328 pp. 6 x 9
Paper $28.95 s
Cloth $65.00 s
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