Nursing History and the Politics of Welfare by Ann Marie Rafferty, Jane Robinson

By Ann Marie Rafferty, Jane Robinson

A quiet revolution has been sweeping in the course of the writing of nursing heritage during the last decade, reworking it right into a strong and reflective region of scholarship. Nursing heritage and the Politics of Welfare highlights the numerous contribution that discovering nursing background has to make in settling a brand new highbrow and political time table for nurses.The seventeen foreign individuals to this e-book examine nursing from varied views, because it has built lower than diverse regimes and ideologies and at diverse occasions, in the USA, Australia, Britain, Germany, India, The Phillipines and South Africa. They spotlight the position of politics and gender in knowing nursing background and suggest innovations for attaining better acceptance for nursing, and bringing it into line with different similar future health care professions.

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She was an unyielding fighter against National Socialism and did not let anything overturn her firm beliefs. For example, acting in contempt of an express prohibition, she hung the Holy Cross in sick-rooms and distributed a patriotic soldier’s poem which suggested desertion. In 1942 she was arrested in the operating theatre; 24 NURSING UNDER NATIONAL SOCIALISM there was hardly anyone who spoke up on her behalf after she was sentenced to death. She was executed, in March 1943, at 49 years of age.

Mach, ‘NSV-Schwesternschaft’, in Zeitschrift der Reichsfachschaft Deutscher Schwestern und Pflegerinnen, 1934, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 44–45 (author’s translation). 16 Advertising brochure, 1938, Bundesarchives (BA): R36 881 author’s translation. Jensen, ‘Sinn, Zweck und Ziel der NS-Schwesternschaft’, special printing from Zeitschrift der Reichsfachschaft Deutscher Schwestern und Pflegerinnen, Berlin, Elwin Staude, 1934, vol. 2, no. 8, p. 4f. author’s translation. Vorländer, Die NSV, Darstellung und Dokumentation einer Nationalsozialistischen Organisation, Boppard, Harald Boldt, 1988, p.

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