This book uncovers some of the hidden agendas which have inhibited nursing and nurses from making their full potential contribution to health care, and stimulates new and positive initiatives. It explores nurses' behaviour patterns; employing, psychological, educational and political perspectives.
Table of Contents
1. Out of the past 2. The psychology of attitudes and values 3. A sociologist's view: The handmaiden's theory 4. Hidden curricula in nursing education 5. Political influences in nursing 6. Nursing Values: Nightmares and nonsense 7. Closing thoughts on hidden agendas-an epilogue