Chapter 4. Nursing as a Sexualised Occupation

  1. Hazel Heath and
  2. Isabel White
  1. Isabel White

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774342.ch4

The Challenge of Sexuality in Health Care

The Challenge of Sexuality in Health Care

How to Cite

Heath, H. and White, I. (2001) Nursing as a Sexualised Occupation, in The Challenge of Sexuality in Health Care, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774342.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 26 OCT 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632048045

Online ISBN: 9780470774342

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Keywords:

  • healthcare professionals;
  • nursing;
  • society;
  • sexuality;
  • social hygiene

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Portrayal of Sexuality in Nursing Literature and Education

  • Sexual Stereotyping

  • Sources of Prejudice in the Nurse-Patient Relationship

  • Sexual Harassment and Sexual Abuse: Distortions of Gender and Power

  • Conclusions

  • References